Asexual reproduction1

What only one parent is involved offspring are

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Unformatted text preview: n? What Only one parent is involved. Offspring are genetically identical to their Offspring parents. parents. All cells that come from a single cell are All genetically identical to it and to each other; they are all clones. they Types of Asexual Reproduction Types 1. Mitosis - is the exact duplication of the nucleus of a cell so as to form two identical nuclei during cell division. division. Types of Asexual Reproduction 2. Binary Fission ­ occurs in one­celled organisms such as the ameba and paramecium. The nucleus divides by mitosis and the cytoplasm divides, forming 2 new daugh...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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