Differences between Plant & Animal Cells

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Lucy S
  • Created on: 31-03-13 15:24

Plant Cells

  • ALWAYS have CELL WALL made of CELLULOSE.
  • RECTANGULAR shape.
  • Vacuoles are LARGE & PERMANENT.
  • SOME have CHLOROPLASTS.
  • CHLOROPHYLL is found in chloroplasts.
  • Up to 1mm long.
  • Examples: 
    • Root hair cells.
    • Palisade cells.
1 of 2

Animal Cells

  • NO cell wall.
  • NO FIXED shape.
  • Any vacuoles are SMALL & TEMPORARY.
  • NONE have chloroplasts.
  • NO chlorophyll.
  • Usually less than 0.5mm long.
  • Examples: 
    • Red blood cells.
    • Cheek lining cells.
2 of 2

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all Cells, tissues and organs resources »