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A vacuole is a membrane organelle which is present in all plant and fungal cells and some protist, animal and bacterial cells. Vacuoles are essentially enclosed compartments which are filled with water containing inorganic...
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Biology4Kids.com! The web site that teaches the basics of biology and life ... When a plant cell has stopped growing, there is usually one very large vacuole. ...
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Each plant cell has a large, single vacuole that stores biochemicals, helps in plant growth, and plays an important structural role for the plant.
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... structures, a rigid cell wall, central vacuole, plasmodesmata, and chloroplasts. ... Vacuole - Each plant cell has a large, single vacuole that stores compounds, ...
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vacuole ( ) n. A small cavity in the cytoplasm of a cell, bound by a single membrane and containing water, food, or metabolic waste
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contractile vacuole n. A membrane-bound organelle found in certain protists that pumps fluid in a cyclical manner from within the cell to the outside
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The membrane surrounding the plant cell vacuole is called the tonoplast. ... These vacuoles periodically expand within the cell, filling with water (from ...
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... by the vacuole, called turgor, is necessary to maintain the size of the cell. ... The vacuole typically is 50% of the volume of the cell, yet it can take up to 95 ...
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Vacuoles also play a major role in autophagy (degradation of a cell's own ... The vacuole is a major part in the plant and animal cell. ...
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The vacuole is an organelle that occupies almost 90% of the plant cell volume ... that plant cell viability depends on a properly functioning vacuole and intact ...
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The role of the vacuole in plant (and animal) cells. ... is well-watered, water collects in cell vacuoles producing rigidity in the plant. ...
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An interactive flash animation comparing animal and plant cell organelles. ... The plant cell vacuole also regulates turgor pressure in the cell. ...
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SORTING OF PROTEINS FROM THE LATE GOLGI TO THE VACUOLE ... delivered to the cell surface and then transported to the vacuole by endocytosis. ...
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Vacuole summary with 7 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, ... (from French, vacuole: a little vacuum) A vacuole is a small sac or cavity within a CELL. ...
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Cell Wall - Provides and maintains the shape of cells and serves as a protective ... The vacuole contains a large water solution. The vacuole is extremely ...
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"Cell Jello" ... The vacuole contains a large water solution. The vacuole is extremely large in plant cells but rather small in animal cells. ...
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These vacuoles grow and merge as the cell matures. ... In plant cells vacuoles may occupy 80% or more of the volume of the cell. ...
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Cell Structure ... Print the Cell Function Table. To complete the chart, visit the following sites to learn about cell organelles. ...
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