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What is the Meaning of: Plant cell | Concept and Definition of: Plant cell

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A cell is the basic unit of a living organism capable of reproducing itself. There are two major types of cells: eukaryotic (which store genetic information in a cell nucleus) and prokaryotes (whose DNA is dispersed in the cytoplasm, because they are not differentiated cell nucleus).
A plant, on the other hand, is an organic being who grows and lives without moving voluntary pulse. The plants have the ability to synthesize their own food through photosynthesis.
That said, the plant cell is what form this type of organizations. It's eukaryotic cells the nucleus is a membrane-delimited. The cell wall is cellulose and rigid enough to avoid changes of position and shape.
Plant cells contain a central vacuole (used to store and transport water, nutrients, and wastes) and plastids (structures that synthesize food). The presence of chloroplasts, on the other hand, converted plants in humans autotrophic producing their own food by photosynthesis.
Plasmodesmata (cytoplasmic channels) allow plant cells to communicate with each other. These channels are located in areas of the cell where the wall is narrower, make the movement of solutes and water easier.
Among the main differences between plant cells and animal cells, it is noted the cellulosic wall, chloroplasts, and the existence of a single vacuole in the case of the plant.
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