Answer to Question #73189 in Other Biology for lizbeth aviles

Question #73189
when an animal cell is placed in a hypertonic solution and water enters via osmosis, the volume of the cell increases until it bursts. this does not happen to plant cells because..?
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2018-02-05T07:23:47-0500
This does not happen to plant cells because plant cells have cell wall, which creates wall pressure. It limits cell expansion, and thus, the cell cannot burst.

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