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Organelle Project

Life's Heirarchy

There's a heck of a lot of life on this planet and, to make it all easier to study, biologists have broken living systems up into generalized heirarchical levels:

In this web site we care mainly about the cell, the properties that are held in common among all living things, and so we will concentrate almost exclusively on the organelles level with some references to the cellular level.


Cytoplasm Nucleolus Ribosomes
Nucleus Mitochondrion Vacuoles
Lysosomes Endoplasmic Reticulum Centrioles
Golgi Body Microfilaments Plastids
Microtubules Cell Membrane  

Developed by: Chris Feil

May 17, 1998