Figure 1.7. Structures of animal and plant cells.
Figure 1.7. Structures of animal and plant cells.

Figure 1.7Structures of animal and plant cells

Both animal and plant cells are surrounded by a plasma membrane and contain a nucleus, a cytoskeleton, and many cytoplasmic organelles in common. Plant cells are also surrounded by a cell wall and contain chloroplasts and large vacuoles.

From: The Origin and Evolution of Cells

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