MCAS Cell biology and mitosis
Each summer, up to 40% of the lobsters in a certain area lose one of their claws
due to injury. By late fall, the missing claw usually begins to grow back. Which of the following describes the process by which lobsters grow new claws?
A. Lysosomes fuse together to recycle matter to build a new claw.
B. Mitotic cell division adds new cells to rebuild the lobster’s claw.
C. Facilitated diffusion moves body cells from the remaining claw to the new claw.
D. Cellular respiration creates nutrients to enlarge existing cells in the lobster’s claw.