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the region of the cell within the membrane that includes the fluid, the cytoskeleton, and all of the organelles except the nucleus
a form of asexual reproduction in single-celled organisms by which one cell divides into two cells of the same size
process by which cells from two different parents unite to produce the first cell of a new organism
form of sexual reproduction in which paramecia and some prokaryotes exchange genetic information
a process of heating food to a temperature that is high enough to kill most harmful bacteria without changing the taste of the food
the process by which cells break down simple food molecules to release the energy they contain
a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that kills microorganisms and cures infections
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