Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 35 - 35.1 - Concept Check - Page 761: 3


Central vacuoles take up and store water which, when the wall is softer, stretches the cell, driving growth. The cellulose cell wall gives strength and support to the cell and, by extension, to the whole plant.

Work Step by Step

Review Concepts 6.4 and 6.7, which describe the structure and role of the central vacuoles and cellulose walls, respectively. Summarize their role for your answer.
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