Key Terms for Cell Biology

Here are the concepts related to cells & membranes that we’ll be considering in the Cell Biology portion of our course.

Prokaryote
Eukaryote
Cell Wall
Organelle
Mitochondria
Chloroplast
Lysosome
Endomembrane System: Nucleus (Nuclear Pore), Endoplasmic Reticulum, Golgi, Vesicles
Cytoskeleton: Actin, Microtubules, Intermediate Filaments
Microscopes: Fluorescent, Bright Field, SEM, TEM
Surface-Area-to-Volume Ratio
Extracellular Matrix
Plasma Membrane
Selectively Permeable
Membrane Proteins
Osmosis
Endocytosis, Pinocytosis, Phagocytosis
Exocytosis
Passive vs. Active Transport
Human Mircobiome
Antibiotics

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