what is cutin

Asked by Shivangi_2 | 30th Jun, 2008, 08:42: PM

Expert Answer:

Cutin is an insoluble, water-repellent polymer present in the waxy substance forming cuticle of plants. Cuticle covers the epidermis in the aerial parts of higher plants. Cutin is a transparent material consisting of highly polymerized esters of fatty acids.

Answered by  | 30th Jun, 2008, 08:59: PM

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