Chemical Composition and Functions of Cytoplasm


The semi transparent and semi viscous substance present between cell membrane and nucleus is called cytoplasm.

Chemical composition:- it contain water , organic compounds (carbohydrates, proteins, lipids), enzymes and inorganic salts.

Functions:- it provide space for proper functioning of organelles and also acts as the site for various biochemical reactions. For example, Glycolysis (breakdown of glucose during cellular respiration) occurs in cytoplasm.

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