Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 28 - Self-Quiz - Page 480: 4



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The Casparian strip is made up of a waxy substance secreted by the endodermal cells. Casparian strips lie between the endodermal cells and form a waterproof barrier that forces ions in the soil to pass through the membrane transport proteins of the endodermal cells instead of passing between the cells.
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