Plate 15 Notes - Bacterial Reproduction

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Plate 15 - Bacterial Reproduction
1. What is the difference between asexual and sexual reproduction?
2. What is a gamete?
3. Define binary fission.
4. Describe each step in the process of binary fission.
5. During binary fission, describe what happens to the:
a) DNA –
b) Cytoplasm –
6. What happens to bacterial cells when they are grown in the presence of
7. What is a daughter cell?
8. Define generation time. Is generation time the same for all bacteria species?
Why or why not?