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Six facts about organelles

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  • Most organelles are membrane bound, they have a unit membrane around them.

  • A particular cell will have more of some organelles because they enable it to carry its function.

  • Prokaryotic cells do not have membrane bound organelles.

  • Some organelles are visible with a light microscope because they are big enough to be resolved.

Resolving power is the ability of a microscope to distinguish two close structures as separate objects.