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Question 6. How are ciliates like and different from amoeboids? Similarity 1. Water move into ciliates and amoeboid by osmosis 2. Both use amino acids to synthesize their protoplasm 3. Both contain food vacuole 4. Both are unicellular prokaryotic organisms Difference Ciliates Amoeboid Movement Moves by beating the cilia Moves by forming pseudopodia Reproduction Reproduces sexually by conjugation in unfavourable condition Reproduces by asexual reproduction Nucleus Has two nuclei Has one nucleus Feeding type Feeds through phagocytosis Feeding itself through predation Discussion The experiment is conduct to examine 8 slide protistans using compound microscope. The slide has been prepared by assistant lab. Firstly, the first to examine that is Allomyces gametophyte and Allomyces sporophyte. Allomyces is in the genus have a polycentric thallus and reproduce asexually by zoospores that have a whiplash-like flagella. Next is Saprolegnia. Saprolegnia is a genus of water moulds often called cotton moulds

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