150-11celldivision[1] - Foundations of Biological Science I...

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Foundations of Biological Science I (BioSci 150) C The partitioning DNA (chromosomes) among daughter cells that occurs in asexual and sexual reproduction. Cell Division
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Foundations of Biological Science I (BioSci 150) C Asexual Reproduction: Differs in style between prokaryotes and eukaryotes, but achieves the same goal.
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Foundations of Biological Science I (BioSci 150) C Steps in bacterial cell division; binary fission 1. Chromosome attaches to cell membrane. Box 11.2, Figure 11.6 3. Cell grows, adding new chromosomes. 2. Chromosome replicates. 4. Membrane infolds. 5. Fission. no separation in time between cell division & replication
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Foundations of Biological Science I (BioSci 150) C Eukaryotic Cell Division (mitosis & cytokinesis): ...a separation of replication (DNA synthesis) and cell division
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Foundations of Biological Science I (BioSci 150) C Eukaryotic DNA: is in a nucleus is combined with proteins into chromatin/chromosomes contains 2 copies (alleles) of each gene Mitosis: The mechanism that evolved to guarantee that duplicated chromosomes are equally divided between daughter cells.
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Foundations of Biological Science I (BioSci 150) C 1. Interphase : DNA in chromatin has replicated in parent cell. 2.
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150-11celldivision[1] - Foundations of Biological Science I...

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