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Biochemistry

Molecules of Life

What is a cellular organelle?

An organelle is a compartmentalized subunit with a living cell that carries out a specific function. Organelles are separated from the rest of the cell by a lipid bilayer membrane that allows it to maintain different concentrations of solutes from the rest of the cell.



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