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What does plant cell consist of?

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Samantha Stewart

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Samantha Stewart
Samantha Stewart, Philanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi

Answered Feb 18, 2021

There are different parts of the plant cell, with each part performing different functions. The various parts of a plant cell include cell wall, cell membrane, ribosomes, nucleus, Golgi apparatus, mitochondria, lysosomes, chloroplasts, etc. A ribosome is one of the organelles present in the plant cell.

It consists of RNA and protein. It is the site for protein synthesis in plant cells. Mitochondria is also present in plant cells. They are present in the cytoplasm of plant cells and are covered by two membranes. They are often referred to as the powerhouse of the cell since they function by breaking down sugar molecules and carbohydrates in order to provide energy.

Lysosomes are also important parts of the plant cell. They help in digesting food particles, worn-out organelles, and other particles in the cell. A chloroplast is an important organelle for photosynthesis in plant cells. Interestingly, chloroplasts are not present in animal cells.

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C. Bernthal

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C. Bernthal
C. Bernthal, Teacher, MA, P.hD, Seattle

Answered Feb 18, 2021

Some people assume that plant cells and animal cells are the same. This is not true. While they share certain similarities, like the fact that they have some components that are the same, namely cytoplasm, mitochondria, nucleus, and cell membrane, the plant cell will have more parts that cannot be seen in an animal cell.

The plant cell will also be composed of a vacuole, chloroplast, and cell wall. The cell wall is going to be important. This rigid layer is composed of different things like hemicellulose and glycoproteins that will ensure that whatever should stay within the cell wall should not go out. The cell membrane is semi-permeable so that those that should seep out or go in will be able to do so.

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Robert Hazlewood

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive, MBA, Louisville

Answered Feb 16, 2021

The plant cell has many different parts. All of the parts of the plant cell perform certain functions and work together to allow the plant to grow. One part of the plant cell is the cell wall. This layer of the plant is tough, and it can be found on the outside of the plant cell.

Its function is to house many parts of the plant, including cellulose and lignins. Another part of the plant cell is the nucleus. This part of the plant is home to the DNA, which has instructions so that the plant can make proteins.

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E. Barnes

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Answered Feb 12, 2021

Plant cells are in plants. There are many parts of the plant cell. Each part of the plant cell has a function or multiple functions. One of those is the chloroplasts. This part is only found in plant cells. It can also be found in some algae.

The purpose of the chloroplasts is to perform the function of photosynthesis. This process turns substances like energy from the Sun, water, and carbon dioxide into nutrients that the plant can use. A plant cell can have over hundreds of chloroplasts. Another part of the plant cell are the vacuoles. They help in maintaining the turgor pressure of the plant.

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E. Dixon

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Answered Feb 12, 2021

There are many correct answers to this question because there are many different parts of the plant cell. Each part of the plant cell has certain characteristics and functions that make it stands out from others. One part of the plant cell is mitochondria. This part of the plant cell is responsible for producing ATP, which is Adenosine triphosphate.

Another part of the cell is cytosol. This is the liquid that is in the plant called. The plant cell also has the cytoskeleton. It is filaments and tubules and has many functions, including making the shape of the cell and giving the cell strength.

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J. Shatner

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J. Shatner, Content writer, Boston

Answered Feb 12, 2021

Plant cells have cell walls, fashioned outside the cell membrane, and are composed of cellulose, hemicelluloses, and pectin. Their composition contrasts with fungi' cell walls, which are made of chitin, bacteria, and archaea. Plant cells are eukaryotic cells that appear in green plants.

Their characteristic features include primary cell walls containing cellulose. A plant cell consists of a nucleus, cytoplasm, chlorophyll, membrane, cell wall, cytoskeleton, and plastids. Each part possesses a unique role in helping plants grow and survive, as well as reproduce.

The primary function of plant cells is to carry out all processes required for creating plant life. Other significant parts of plant cells include cellulose, vacuoles, plasma membrane, nucleus, nucleolus, and mitochondria.

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M. Kennedy

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M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer, Denver

Answered Feb 12, 2021

Plant cells are going to be different from animal cells. Plant cells are composed of cellulose which is known to be the most abundant type of macromolecule that can be found here on earth. These cellulose fibers are known to be very long. Plant cells will also come with cell walls that can be seen outside the cell membrane.

These cell walls are also made out of cellulose, hemicelluloses, and also pectin. You can also expect enclosed nuclei and organelles that are very effective in helping the plant create its own food. There are other specialized structures that plant cells will have like plasmodesmata and chloroplasts.

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A. Daniels

A. Daniels

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A. Daniels, Professor, San Diego

Answered Sep 20, 2018

A plant cell has different parts. All of themhave different functions. The mitochondria are known to work similarly to a digestive system. The cell membrane serves as the protection of the cell from the environment.

The ribosome is the place wherein the RNA is changed into protein. The endoplasmic reticulum will make sure that proteins are all arranged properly within the cell. All of these cell parts are available in cells because they all work together to ensure that the cell will continue to thrive, live, and even multiply.

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John Adney

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Answered Dec 13, 2016

Both the mitochrondria and cytoplasm are in plant but only mitochrondrai are in animal
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John Smith

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Answered Nov 09, 2016

None of the above
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