Write about the structure and the function of thylakoid.


Write about the structure and the function of thylakoid.

The Plant Cell

The plant cells differs from the animal cells in many ways. The most prominent way is the possession of the chloroplasts. The plant cell is responsible for making its own food which is why plant cells have chloroplasts and animal cells do not. This process is called photosynthesis.

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Thylakoids are disc-shaped, membrane-bound organelles found within the chloroplasts. These are stacked into structures called grana. The function of...

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Thylakoids: Definition & Functions


Chapter 4 / Lesson 11

What are thylakoids? Learn the definition of a thylakoid and see what thylakoids do. Also, see where thylakoids are found and learn about their structure.

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