Amitosis: (a) It is also known as direct cell division.
(b) It occurs in some bacteria, yeast, Amoeba etc.
(c) There is no spindle synthesis. The nuclear membrane does not disappear.
(d) There are two steps in amitosis :
(i) Karyokinesis, (ii) Cytokinesis.
(e) A constriction is developed in the centre of a nucleus. With the division of cytoplasm, a cell is divided into two daughter cells.