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Explain the process of binary fission.

Answer :

Binary fission is an asexual mode of reproduction.

The genetic material first duplicates through mitosis leading to duplication of the nucleus through karyokinesis and a constriction appears in the cell membrane which deepens and finally, a single parent cell divides into two daughter cells. The division of the cytoplasm is called cytokinesis. This mode of asexual reproduction is called binary fission.

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