Q. 12

In a slide showing different types of cells can you identify which type of the cell may be meristematic and the one which is incapable of dividing and how?

Answer :

In a slide showing different types of cells, it can be identified as to which cell is meristematic and which is incapable of dividing.

The meristematic cells which actively divide show the following characteristics which are not shown by cells that are non-dividing:


a) The nucleus of the cell is large.


b) Cell wall is thin and composed of cellulose.


c) It is rich in protoplasm.


d) Less vacuoles


e) Cells are differentiated.


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