Asked by: Chomicha Almarzascience biological sciences
Why are plant cells bigger than animal cells?
Last Updated: 19th March, 2020
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Similarly, it is asked, are plant cells bigger than animal cells?
Structurally, plant and animal cells are very similar because they are both eukaryotic cells. Plant cells can be larger than animal cells. The normal range for an animal cell varies from 10 to 30 micrometers while that for a plant cell stretches from 10 to 100 micrometers.
Additionally, why is it important for a plant cell to have a big vacuole? The plant cells have large vacuoles because plants cannot change its place from one place to another to take nutrients from the surroundings. So they need to store water and food in their cell in a vacuole. This vacuole is an important part of a plant cell.
Similarly, it is asked, what are 3 differences between a plant and animal cell?
Plant cells have a cell wall in addition to their cell membranes while animal cells only have a surrounding membrane. Both plant and animal cells have vacuoles but they are much larger in plants, and there is generally only 1 vacuole in plant cells while animal cells will have several, smaller ones.
Why do plant cells have bigger vacuoles than animal cell?
Well, plant cells have bigger vacuoles because they need more water,organic and inorganic substances in each call to function proper as they do not have much variety of cells as we do. In human cells most of them are transportation cells are they have most of the space inside them as empty to transport substances.