Prokaryote Reproduction

Prokaryote Reproduction

Prokaryotic cells grow to a certain size. Then they divide by binary fission. This is a type of asexual reproduction. Binary fission produces genetically identical offspring. Genetic transfer increases genetic variation in prokaryotes.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What are the advantages and disadvantages of binary fission?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2
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