Explain Centriole with Functions - QS Study
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Lower types of plants and multi-cellular animal cells have two dumble shaped or rod like organelles found very close to the nucleus are said to be centrioles. The length of centriole is about 1500 to 500A (A = 10-8 cm). In transverse section nine fibres are seen.

Centriole is usually, in paired form and one pair of centrioles are combinedly known as diplosome. During cell division two centrioles move to two poles.



(i) Centrioles helps in cell division.

(ii) It produces astral ray during cell division.

(iii) It also indicates the pole during cell Division.