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14th of September 2015
Biology
Q:

What is the difference between the manner in which movement takes place in a sensitive plant and the movement in our legs?

Harshita Kanal - Maharashtra - Class X

Monday, September 14, 2015 at 18:19:PM

A:

Hi Harshita,

Movements in sensitive plants

1. The movement is response to stimulus (involuntary action).

2. Plant cells do not have specialised protein for movements.

Movement in legs

1. It is a voluntary action.

2. Animal cells have specialised protein which help muscles to contract.

Monday, September 14, 2015 at 18:25:PM