Form 1:
The Cell

Menu|Table of content

Comparison between Plant Cells and Animal Cells

Plant cells Animal cells
Usually large Smaller in size
Regular in shape Irregular in shape
Has a cell wall Has no cell wall
Usually has a large central vacuole Usually has no vacuoles but when present, they are often temporary and small structures within the cytoplasm
Cytoplasm and nucleus are usually located towards the periphery of the cell Cytoplasm occupies most space in the cell with the nucleus usually centrally placed
Some have chloroplasts Has no chloroplasts
Usually more store oils, starch and proteins. Store glycogen and fats
Has no centriole Has centrioles
 
<< cell structures|Preperation of temporary slide >>