what is difference between protoplast & protoplasm?

The cytoplasm along with the cellular organelles is called protoplasm i.e., protoplasm = Cytoplasm + nucleus. It does not include cell membrane or cell wall.

Protoplast is the living part of cell and does not include the cell wall. Protoplast= cell membrane + cytoplasm + nucleus

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Protoplast

Protoplasm

Protoplast is the living part of cell and does not include the cell wall. Protoplast= cell membrane + cytoplasm + nucleus

The cytoplasm along with the cellular organelles is called protoplasm i.e., protoplasm = Cytoplasm + nucleus. It does not include cell membrane or cell wall.

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Protoplasm comprises the living matter of cell but not the plasma membrane. It embraces cytoplasm, cell organelles and nucleus.


Protoplast is any plant, fungal or bacterial cell that has confiscated its cell wall. Protoplast includes plasma membrane and Protoplasm.


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