Storage cell

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Storage cells are used by plants to store nutrients and for metabolism . They contain chloroplasts in which the chlorophyll for photosynthesis is contained. The resulting metabolic products are stored in the vacuole , an organelle that is only present in a few plant cells.

Sources and individual references

Ray F. Evert: Esau's plant anatomy: meristems, cells and tissues of plants - their structure, function and development . Walter de Gruyter, 23 December 2009, ISBN 978-3-11-021132-0 , p. 287.