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What are the functions of vacuoles Class 9?
Vacuoles are fluid filled organelles surrounded by a membrane. Animal cells have small sized vacuoles whereas plant cells have large vacuoles. It provides turbidity and rigidity to the plant cell. It acts as storage sacs of cell and stores food, water, sugar, minerals and waste products of the cell.
What is the function of vacuole in plant?
The vacuole plays an important role in the homeostasis of the plant cell. It is involved in the control of cell volume and cell turgor; the regulation of cytoplasmic ions and pH; the storage of amino acids, sugars, and CO2; and the sequestration of toxic ions and xenobiotics.
How many types of vacuoles are there?
Vacuoles are of 4 types: Food vacuole, Sap vacuole, Gas vacuole, Contractile vacuole.
What does the Golgi body do?
The Golgi body prepares proteins and lipid (fat) molecules for use in other places inside and outside the cell. The Golgi body is a cell organelle. Also called Golgi apparatus and Golgi complex.
What are vacuoles made of?
They are a kind of vesicle. Vacuoles are closed sacs, made of membranes with inorganic or organic molecules inside, such as enzymes. They have no set shape or size, and the cell can change them as needed. They are in most eukaryotic cells and do many things.
What are vacuoles name their types and functions?
Sap vacuole (store and concentrate mineral salts as well as nutrients) Contractile vacuole (take part in osmoregulation and excretion) Food vacuole (contain digestive enzymes with the help of which nutrients are digested) Air vacuole (help in buoyancy of cells.
What is the main function of the central vacuole in a plant cell?
Filling this space is an organelle called a central vacuole which is full of water. Bounded by a single membrane, this organelle functions as a combination of reservoir, waste dump, storage region and even as a means of keeping the cell in shape.
What are the 2 types of vacuoles?
The types are: 1. Sap Vacuoles 2. Contractile Vacuoles 3. Food Vacuoles 4.