List three structures that are present in plant cells but not in animal cells.

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1. Chlorophyll:

Plant cells exposed to sunlight possess chlorophyll containing plastids called chloroplasts which are useful for photosynthesis.

In case of animal cells chlorophyll is absent.

2. Cell wall:

A plant cell has a rigid cell wall on the outside.

In case of animal cell, the cell wall is absent and cell is enclosed by plasma membrane.

3. Plastids:

Plastids are found in plant cell and they are of three types: chromoplasts, chloroplasts and leucoplasts.

In case of animal cells, plastids are not found and are completely absent.

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