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biology differences in animal and plant cells
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Sarah Huckerby 30059987 Di Paul Biology Group 1
Contrasting the structure of plant and animal cells
Modern cell theory states that all living matter is composed of cells and they arise from other cells. They contain hereditary information of the organisms of which they are a part; the cell is the basic unit of all living matter.
Cell are made up of Protoplasm, which is a granular substance resembling the white of an egg, the cell membrane, inorganic salts, carbohydrates for energy, Lipids which are fats and nitrogenous substances, amino acids which are obtained from proteins (Moth.E 2003)
Organisms mostly consist of Eukaryotic cells, which contain a true nucleus and also contain other organelles which are sub-cellular, permanent structures that carry out particular functions in the cell. Plant and animals are composed of cells that have many similarities.
All plant and animal cells have a nucleus surrounded by Cytoplasm bound by a cell membrane, cytoplasm is the material inside the cell but outside the nucleus, it contains different structures and substances.
It is the "brain" of the cell and is contained within the nuclear membrane (which insures that the interior of the nucleus is
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