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Awards for UQ Associate Professor
Jack Kefford Award presented to Dr. Sushil Dhital
What is a Cell Wall?
A plant cell wall is a structure surrounding the cell that provides a number of functions:
Plant cell walls are a complex mixture of cellulose and non-cellulosic polysaccharides (sugars), proteins, lignin and water.
Primary cell walls are found in young growing tissue
Secondary (thickened) cell walls are found in tissue that has stopped growing