Why don't amoebas have cell walls?


Why don't amoebas have cell walls?

The Diet of Amoebas:

Amoebas are single-celled organisms that depend on organic matter and organisms in their environment for food. They eat algae, bacteria, and other single-celled organisms as well as cells from animal and plant matter.

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Amoebas do not have cell walls because they are not plant cells. Plant cells have cell walls made of cellulose, giving them a strong, rigid shape....

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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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