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Protist: Study Guide

Plant-like protest (phytoplankton)… contains flagella, are sensitive to light (eyespots), are autotrophic, and responsible for most of the oxygen in the air. Euglenophyta aka Euglena (plant like) No shells Can be photosynthetic but if in darkness long, will become saprophyte Found in stagnant and fresh water Asexual reproduction via binary fission Pellicle Chrysophyta  (diatoms and…

Plant vs. Animal Mitosis

Animal Mitosis Plant Mitosis Have centrioles, centrosomes, and asters No centrioles, centrosomes or aster: No Migration of centrioles. Cell becomes rounded before cell division  No change in shape before cell division Cell division induced by multiple hormone to start cell division; no known specific cell division hormone.   Cell division induced by specific hormone called…