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What are companion cells?

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companion cell A type of cell found within the phloem of flowering plants. Each companion cellis usually closely associated with a sieve element. Its function is uncertain, though it appears to regulate the activity of the adjacent sieve element and to take part in loading and unloading sugar into the sieve element.

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