What are the characteristics of animal and plant cells ؟
In the animal cell, cell wall is absent. They are irregular in shape, centrioles are small and present. Vacuoles are usually not present in animal cells.Chloroplast and plastids is absent in animal cell. It also contains cytoplasm, ribosomes, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum. flagella is present only in few cells. Animal cell are smaller than plant cell in size.They store energy in the form of carbohydrates.
It contains mitochondria and chloroplast since it carries out photosynthesis. The plant cell is rectangular in shape and contains cell wall. It has one large central vacuole. Most of the membrane bound organelles like nucleus, mitochondria,ribosome, endoplasmic reticulum, golgi apparatus are present. However, cilia and lysozymes are absent in plants cell. The plant cell store energy in the form of starch. The plant cell are larger than animal cell in size.
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