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In a nutshell

A cell is the basic structural and functional unit of all living organisms. It is the smallest unit that can be classified as a living thing and serves as the building block of all living organisms.

Cells can exist as single-celled organisms such as bacteria or they can combine to make up multi-cellular organisms like animals and plants.

What is a cell?

The components of a cell

  • Cell membrane: regulates the movement of substances into and out of the cell.
  • Nucleus: contains the cell’s genetic material.
  • Endoplasmic reticulum
  • Golgi apparatus
  • Mitochondria: produces energy
  • Ribosomes: protein synthesis
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