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How is flexible nature of plasma membrane useful for amoeba? Name this process.

Answer :

The plasma membrane is flexible as it is made up of lipids and proteins. Flexibility of this membrane does permits Amoeba engulfs the food through the process of endocytosis.

Endocytosis is the process of taking in the food using the cell membrane. It is used by many unicellular organisms like amoeba. The process of endocytosis (in amoeba) is shown below:


The food is taken by the cell membrane.


The Amoeba can also change its shape due to this.


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