What's similar and different?


- Both contain nucleus
- Both contain ribosomes
- Both contain smooth and rough ER
- Both may have flagella
- Both contain microtubules/microfilaments
- Both contain mitochondria
- Both contain cytoplasm
- Both are surounded by a plasma membrane


- Animal cells have cilia, rare for plant cells to have cilia
- Animal cells are round, plant cells are rectangular
- Animal cells contain one or more small vacuoles, plant cells have one large vacuole
- Animal cells don't have plastids, plants cells do have plastids
- Animals cells have lysosomes, plant cells don't have lysosomes
- Animal cells aren't surrounded by a cell wall, plant cells are surrounded by a cell wall
- Animal cells don't have chloroplasts, plant cells do have chloroplasts