How is asexual reproduction an advantage to amoeba?


How is asexual reproduction an advantage to amoeba?

Mitotic Reproduction:

Amoebas reproduce through an asexual reproduction process called mitotic division. During this process, the amoeba produces a second copy of its genetic material and organelles, migrating these to opposite sides of the cell. It then divides through the middle to produce two cells identical to each other and the parent cell.

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Asexual reproduction is an advantage to an amoeba in three ways. First, the amoeba does not need to produce gamete cells. As single-celled organisms,...

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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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