What is Cytoplasm?

What is Cytoplasm?

Outside the nucleus, the part of protoplasm, which is surrounded by the cell membrane, is known as cytoplasm. It is composed of different organic and inorganic compounds like water. different nucleic acid and enzymes. The outer area of cytoplasm is more concentrate. less granular and hard, which is called Ectoplasm, and the central area, Which is less concentrated, called Endoplasm.

Different organelles like plastids, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, ribosome, golgi bodies, lysosome, centrosome and different nonliving substances are present in the cytoplasm.

The function of Cytoplasm:

(a) to hold different organelles and

(b) to perform some organic functions.