PROTISTS

Posted: December 9, 2011 in Uncategorized

Characteristics of protists :

1. Unicellular colonial or simple multicellular organisms that had eukaryotic cell organization
2. Capable of performing all the main functions of life, such as food digestion by food vacuole and water releasing by contractile vacuole
3. Most protists reproduce asexually through mitotic division, some protist also can do sexual reproduction through conjugation (if the surrounding environment is unsuitable)
4. Protists can produce spore or cyst to survive in unsuitable environment

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