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    Describe the structure of

    (1) the cell wall
    (2) the cell membrane in plant cells

    How does the structure affect the function?

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    It is common for students to confuse the function of the cell wall and cell membrane, hence this question.

    The cell wall of plants is made of cellulose embedded in a polysaccharide matrix. Most high school questions only require you to refer to the cellulose component.

    Cellulose is made up of beta glucose ...

    Solution Summary

    The structure of a cell wall and cell membrane is determined. The structure affecting the functions are discussed.