Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 13 - 13.1 - Concept Check: 2

Answer

Asexually reproducing organisms come from cells produced by mitosis, with none of the recombination from meiosis, making them genetically identical to their parents and all of their siblings.

Work Step by Step

This question is asking you to see both the difference between meiosis and mitosis (see Ch. 12) and to connect the latter with asexual reproduction.
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