plant vs animal cells

plant vs animal cells - hold water and other substances....

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Katt Gonzales SCI 230 July 23, 2010 The Plant vs. Animal Multimedia exercise: Similarities and Differences The similarities of the plants and the animal cells are that they are both constructed of Eukaryotic cells. The organelles are similar between the two different cells. A defined nucleolus can be found within the two. The Golgi bodies and the mitochondria are other membranous organelles that are contained inside both. Last, they are both surrounded or covered by a cell membrane. The differences are: Plants have an additional covering called the cell wall that protects it further. The plant cell is made of a polysaccharide cellulose in which gives it strength as well as rigidity. Additionally, there is something within the plant cell call the large Vacuoles and they
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Unformatted text preview: hold water and other substances. Further more, the animal cell is different from the plant cell because there is no cell wall. This is so the cell can be more flexible and move with its host. It also does not have a specific shape. Since there is no cell wall constricting it to be a certain way, it is free to be in different shapes. The animal cell has small vacuoles because smaller takes up less room and allows there to be more room. Additionally, the animal cell does not contain chloroplast because there is no need for it. These are the differences and the similarities between the plant and animal cells....
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