How do amoebas use energy?


How do amoebas use energy?


Amoebas are single-celled eukaryotic organisms that obtain their food by eating and absorbing nutrients from their surrounding. These aquatic organisms are able to survive in water because of their ability to regulate the amount of water in the cell through the use of a contractile vacuole.

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Amoebas make energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) through cellular respiration which occurs in the mitochondria. ATP is the form of...

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Amoeba Facts: Lesson for Kids


Chapter 2 / Lesson 52

Amoebas are some of the smallest organisms, being made of only a single cell. Learn about these microscopic creatures to understand how they move, eat, and reproduce.

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