Which of the following is a true statement regarding binary fission?
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Which of the following is a true statement regarding binary fission?

It is commonly used in

eukaryotes


it is a special form of mitosis that occurs only in bacteria.


It produces haploid prokaryotic gametes


it efficiently separates cellular organelles into the daughter cells.


It is a form of asexual reproduction.

Binary fission differs from mitosis in that _______ .

it is simpler and generally associated with prokaryotic cells


the chromosomes contain DNA and protein rather than just DNA


it is a form of sexual cellular reproduction requiring two parent cells


the cell splits into only two ("binary") rather than the four daughter cells of meiosis

Cytokinesis occurs _______

during the S-phase of interphase, when the DNA is being replicated


just before the onset of prophase I


after the stages of mitosis are pretty much finished and the whole cell is ready to divide into two


as the sister chromatids split apart from one another, i.e., during anaphase

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