Which statement best compares the role of meiosis in a unicellular and a multicellular organisms? Meiosis is the mechanism used for producing somatic cells in unicellular as well as multicellular organisms. Meiosis is the mechanism used for producing gametes in unicellular organisms and somatic cells in multicellular organisms. Meiosis is the mechanism used for producing gametes in multicellular organisms whereas it does not play any role in unicellular organisms.

QUESTION POSTED AT 01/06/2020 - 04:44 PM

Answered by admin AT 01/06/2020 - 04:44 PM

Meiosis is the mechanism used for producing gametes in multicellular organisms whereas it does not play any role in unicellular organisms.
Meiosis produces gamete, or sex, cells and occurs only in multicellular organisms.

Mitosis produces somatic, or body, cells and can occur in both multi and uni cellular organisms.
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