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Chapter 10

Chapter 10 - o Asexual reproduction Why cells undergo...

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Chapter 10 * Cell division o The process by which a cell divides into two daughter cells o Two kinds of cell division Mitosis- a cell divides into two daughter cells that are identical to the original cells with the same number of chromosomes Meiosis- a cell divides into four daughter cells that have exactly half the number of chromosomes as the original cell (egg cells and sperm cells) * Why cells undergo mitosis o Growth, specialization, and replacement of cells
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Unformatted text preview: o Asexual reproduction * Why cells undergo meiosis o To produce gametes (sperm and egg) o When the gametes fuse during sexual reproduction * REVIEW- OVERALL ORGANIZATION OF DNA o DNA molecules are packaged into units called chromosomes * Chromosomes o Are composed of many genes o Are paired each member of the pair is called chromatid o Sister chromatids o...
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