Check sibling questions

How does binary fission differ from multiple fission?

 

Answer:

Binary Fission

Multiple Fission

1. In this type of fission, the parent produces two daughter cells.

 

1. In this type of fission, more than two daughter cells are produced at a time.

 

2. There’s a single division in binary fission.

2. There are repeated divisions in multiple fission.

3. Both nucleus and cytoplasm divide simultaneously .

 

3. Nucleus division is followed by the division of cytoplasm.
4. It is mostly seen in prokaryotic organisms i.e. Amoeba, Paramecium.

 

4. It is seen in a malaria-causing parasite called Plasmodium .

 

MULTIPLE FISSION - Teachoo.jpg

BINARY FISSION IN AMOEBA - Teachoo.jpg

 

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MULTIPLE FISSION Schizont Daughter Nuclei Merozoites Rupturing schizont wall BINARY FISSION IN AMOEBA Parent Cell Nucleus Divides Cytoplasm Divides Two Daughter Cells

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 12 years and a teacher from the past 16 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo