Notes, Exercises, Videos, Tests and Things to Remember on Cytoplasm
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It is jelly-like semi-fluid or ground substance which is differentiated in two parts;
It is clear, colorless fluid which is also known as hyaloplasm or cytosol. It contains different kinds of inorganic and organic chemical compounds like water, minerals, sugar, amino acids, RNA, nucleotides etc. Nucleotides are the monomers of nucleic acid like DNA and RNA.
These are the definite structure of cytoplasm which are differentiated into two types;
Cell organelles are living subcellular structure which have definite structure and function. They are also called protoplasmic bodies. Eg; ER, Golgi body, mitochondria, ribosome, plastid, vacuoles and nucleus etc.
They are a non-living structure of cytoplasm which mainly includes reserve food, crystals(plant cell), secretory and excretory substances.