The Different types of Ergastic Materials of a Cell

The Different types of Ergastic Materials of a Cell

Dear Viewers: Today we will discuss about the The Different types of Ergastic Materials of a Cell Ergastic materials:  These are the non-living materials found in cells, which includes Reserve materials, Secretory products and Excretory products. So all nonliving inclusions of the cell are called Ergastic materials These ergastic materials are found in cytoplasm and vacuole These are of three types   Reserve food matters Plants reserve carbohydrates in the form of starch and glycogen in fungi only Plants reserve protein in the form of aleurone grains Plants reserve fat in the form of elaioplast   Animals reserve carbohydrate in the form of glycogen Animals reserve fat in the adipocyte cells or fat cells   Secretary substances Like Nector, Colouring materials (pigments) Hormones, Enzymes, etc are secreted by plant cells and animals cells   Excretory products These are formed within the plant cells and animal cells due to metabolism. These metabolic byproducts are the excretory products.  In plants these excretory products can be nitrogenous or non-nitrogenous.  These excretory products have got considerable economic importances.   Non-nitrogenous...
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