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The following are the current most viewed articles on Wikipedia within Wikipedia's Organelles category. Think of it as a What's Hot list for Organelles. More info »

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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Cell membrane 12,630 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Mitochondrion 10,350 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Endoplasmic reticulum 8,861 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Cell nucleus 8,226 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Ribosome 7,867 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Golgi apparatus 7,068 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Lysosome 5,812 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Cell wall 5,723 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Vacuole 5,279 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Chloroplast 5,033 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Organelle 4,926 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Nucleolus 4,051 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Flagellum 3,484 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Centriole 3,126 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Vesicle (biology and chemistry) 2,653 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Cilium 2,499 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Peroxisome 2,196 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Plastid 1,552 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Centrosome 1,438 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Thylakoid 1,052 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Proteasome 850 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Pilus 809 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Myofibril 720 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Endosome 645 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Melanosome 486 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Kinetochore 463 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Basal body 458 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Leucoplast 419 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Chromoplast 414 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Cisterna 363 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Contractile vacuole 360 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Amyloplast 355 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Acrosome 287 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Spliceosome 270 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Mesosome 242 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Axoneme 230 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Matrix (biology) 227 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Type three secretion system 206 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Microtubule organizing center 198 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Weibel-Palade body 144 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Glyoxysome 120 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Exosome (vesicle) 104 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Cajal body 94 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Hydrogenosome 90 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Micronucleus 88 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Phagolysosome 84 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Carboxysome 82 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Apicoplast 80 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Paraspeckle 76 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Eyespot apparatus 74 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Macronucleus 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Apoptosome 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Vault (organelle) 56 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Mitosome 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Phosphate homeostasis 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 CoRR hypothesis 52 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Bacterial microcompartment 50 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Parenthesome 48 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Specific granule 47 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Cytostome 46 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Glycosome 45 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Nucleomorph 44 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Rhoptry 41 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Dense granule 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Etioplast 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Calcium storage 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Minor spliceosome 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Proteinoplast 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Vesicular-tubular cluster 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Midbody (cell biology) 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Extrusome 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Membranelle 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Endothelial microparticle 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Spherosome 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Ejectosome 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Prostasomes 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Spine apparatus 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Berkeley body less than 5 views
79 Acidocalcisome less than 5 views

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Organelles are small unique structures of a cell that perform specialized tasks. They are often suspended in the cytosol, or attached to the plasma membrane. Organelles were historically identified through the use of some form of microscopy and by cell fractionation.

The main article for this category is Organelles.

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