Cellular component

Cellular component

Cellular component refers to the unique, highly organized substances of which proteins, and nucleic acids. Whilst the majority of cellular components are located within the cell itself, some may exist in extracellular areas of an organism.

Cellular components may also be called biological matter or biological material. Most biological matter has the characteristics of alternative biochemistry.

See also

http://bioserv.fiu.edu/~walterm/FallSpring/review1_fall05_chap_cell3.htm