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Why centriole is absent in plants

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  1. petiteme
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    In animal cells the centrioles play a major role in cell division but the plant cells have the ability to reproduce even without the centrioles.

  2. Rushwr
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    Animals have centrioles to form spindle fibers during prophase. The centriole divides cells. Plants do not have them because they have microtubules instead; they do not need centrioles. Plants are capable of forming a circular loop of microtubules around the future plane of division prior to prophase called the preprophase band, rather than centrosome. Basically- plants don't need it. They have a different way of cell division.

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