Chapter 4: Cell Structure

The key to this chapter for this course is to know the basic structure and general function
of the cell organelles. We will focus on the differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic
cells and the differences between animal and plant cells
Critical to Know

The table 4.2; page 79
4.3; page 82

Must Know

Prokaryotes and their basic cell
structures and their function
Eukaryotes and their basic cell
structures and their function
Cell Wall
Plasma membrane
Flagellum (a)
DNA and RNA
Vacuole
Vesicle
Chromosome
Cytoskeleton
Chloroplast and their thylakoids
Organelle
Lysosome
Golgi apparatus not detailed function
Nucleus
Nucleolus
Smooth endoplasmic reticulum
Rough endoplasmic reticulum
Ribosome
Microtubule
Mitochondrion
Centriole
Chromatin

Instructor: Professor Clyde Herreid, herreid@buffalo.edu
and Professor Fourtner: fourtner@buffalo.edu
Web site: http://www.bio200.buffalo.edu/