Define Cell Wall
Cell wall is a tough, non-living covering outside the plasma membrane. It is found in plant and fungal cells.
6 Important Characteristics of Cell wall
- Outermost in plant cells.
- It is freely permeable.
- It is mainly made up of cellulose, a complex carbohydrate that provides structural strength to plants.
- Gives rigidity and shape to the plant cell.
- Allows substances in solution to enter and leave the cell without any hindrance.
- It Provides protection to the cell.