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A plant tissue, when stained, showed the presence of hemicellulose and pectin in cell wall of its cells. The tissue represents
A. Collenchyma

B. Sclerenchyma

C. Xylem

D. Meristem

Answer :

A plant tissue, when stained, showed the presence of hemicellulose and pectin in cell wall of its cells. The tissue represents collenchyma.

Collenchyma is a group of specialized cells meant for mechanical support. It has the thickening at the corners of the cells which is mainly because of the deposition of pectin and hemicellulose.


Hence the correct answer is option (a).

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