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How does cytokinesis in plant cells differ from that in animal cells?
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Cytokinesis in animal cell

Cytokinesis in plant cell

1. It occurs by furrow method.

2. The constriction in plasmalemma is formed by contraction of microfilaments.

3.Cleavage starts at the periphery and then moves inward, dividing the cell into two parts.

1. It occurs by cell plate method.

2. No constriction is formed.

3. Cell plate formation starts at the centre of the cell and grows outward, toward the lateral walls.