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A pellicle is the membrane that envelops a euglena. An euglena is best known and most widely studied member of the phylum Euglenophyta.

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It does not have a cell wall! It also moves, unlike some plant cells.

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It function as a cytosceleton: it supports cell membrane and help to keep the cell form.

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they both have chloroplasts

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Q: What characteristic of the pellicle makes Euglena different from true plants?
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