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Unique features of plant cells are:

  1. Plant cells are usually larger in size as compared to animal cells.
  2. The plasma membrane of plant cells is surrounded by a rigid cell wall made up of cellulose.
  3. Plastids are present.
  4. Nucleus is pushed towards the periphery.
  5. Mitochondria are less and cristae are tubular.
  6. Adjacent cells are connected through plasmodesmata.
  7. Cytokinesis takes place by formation of cell plate.
  8. Plant cells have many simpler units of Golgi apparatus called dictyosomes.
  9. Most mature plant cells have a large central sap vacuole.
  10. Plant cells lack centrioles and centrosome.
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