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Mention the functions of Cytoplasm.


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  • Cytoplasm is the site of many biochemical reactions that are vital and crucial for maintaining life.
  • The cytoplasm is the place where the cell expands and growth of the cell takes place.
  • The cytoplasm provides a medium for the organelles to remain suspended.
  • The cytoskeleton of the cytoplasm provides shape to the cell and it also facilitates movement.
  • It also aids in the movement of the different cellular elements.
  • The enzymes in the cytoplasm metabolize the macromolecules into small parts so that it can be easily available for the other cellular organelles like mitochondria.
  • The cytoplasm is a means of transport for genetic material.
  • cytoplasm acts as a buffer and protects the genetic material of the cell and also the cellular organelles from damage caused due to movement and collision with other cells.
  • The cytoplasmic organelles are specialized structures that haves its own functions like cellular respiration, protein synthesis, etc.

Biology

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