What are the structures make plant and animal cells different?

1 Answer

Structure of plant and animal cells broadly differ.


  1. Plant cells have cell wall, but animal cells lack.
  2. Plastids present in plant cells, usually absent in animal cells.
  3. Large vacuole presents in mature plant cells, while in animal cells small in size.
  4. Centrioles present in animal cells, while lack in plant cells.
  5. Plasmodesmata present in plant cells, but absent in animal cells.
  6. Reserve food material is starch in plant cells, while it is glycogen in animal cells.
  7. Cytokinesis by cell plate formation in plant cells, while by constriction in animal cells. Thank you