Checkpoint Plants vs Animals

Checkpoint Plants vs Animals - all. Internal Structures and...

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Similarities of Plant and Animal Cells: 1. Both have a nucleus that contains the cell's DNA. 2. Both have mitochondria to produce energy. 3. Both have ribosomes to synthesize proteins. 4. Both have lysosomes that contain enzymes to break down large molecules. 5. Both have endoplasmic reticulum to transport protein and other things inside and outside the cell. Differences between Plant and Animal Cells: 1. Plants have a rigid cell wall and animal cells do not. 2. Plants have chloroplasts and animal cells do not. 3. The general shape of plant cells is rectangular; animals’ cells are round or irregular.
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4. Plants have one or more large vacuoles and animal cells either have small vacuoles or none at
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Unformatted text preview: all. Internal Structures and Their Functions: Plasma membrane - is the "skin" of the cell and regulates what goes in and out of the cell (water, waste, nutrients). Mitochondrion - is where aerobic respiration and ATP production takes place and creates the cell's energy. Stroma - is part of the chloroplasts (in plant cells) where carbon dioxide is transformed into glucose. Endoplasmic reticulum- move proteins around and in and out of the cell. Lysosomes - contain as many as 40 different enzymes that help break down large molecules for the cell to process....
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Ever during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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