Why aren't chloroplasts in animal cells?


Why aren't chloroplasts in animal cells?


The chloroplast is a part of a plant cell that performs different functions such as produce food and store food. The chloroplast contain the green pigment called chlorophyll. Chloroplasts are considered an essential part of the plant cell responsible for photosynthesis.

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The reason why chloroplasts are not in the animal cells is that because animal cells do not perform photosynthesis. The chloroplast role is to absorb...

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Chloroplast: Definition, Structure, Function & Examples


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What is a chloroplast? What does the chloroplast do? Read about chloroplast function, the parts of chloroplasts, and the chloroplast structure. See a chloroplast diagram.

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