3 Binary Fission in Prokaryotes Cell wallOrigin ofreplicationPlasmamembraneE. coli cellBacterialchromosomeChromosome replication begins.Soon thereafter,one copy of the origin moves rapidly toward the other end of the cell.Two copiesof originOriginOriginReplication continues. One copy of the origin is now at each end of the cell.Replication finishes.The plasma membrane grows inward, andnew cell wall is deposited.Two daughtercells result.
4 Chromatin vs. Chromosomes appearance within the cell.
9 Question: The ability to reproduce and pass on the vital DNA information and other essential cytoplasmic machinery to the next generation is a basic function of all life. Without this reproductive ability, life would cease to exist on earth. In no more than three sentences, describe the THREE essential components of reproduction that exists in all cells, prokaryotic and eukaryotic. (5 Points)
10 Scoring Rubric: 1pt. Discussion of the reproduction/synthesis of DNA. 1pt. Discussion of the reproduction of cytoplasmic components.1pt. Discussion of the division of the cytoplasm and cell membrane.1pt. Correct use of scientific terms.1pt. Answer has no more than three sentences. (Following Directions.)This question addresses Essential Knowledge: 1.B.1