Wednesday, August 24, 2011

3.24a Mitosis

Understand that division of a diploid cell by mitosis produces two cells which contain identical sets of chromosomes.

1. Mitosis =  the type of cell division that leads to growth or repair.
2. Number of chromosomes in the nucleus is called the Diploid number.
3. Process: when a cell divides by Mitosis  (a) two new cells form (b) each cell is identical.
4. Identical with (a) same number of chromosomes (b) same set of chromosomes.

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