Mitosis+and+Meiosis - Mitosis and Meiosis Overview Mitosis...

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Mitosis and Meiosis Overview Mitosis  and meiosis  are two types of cell division in humans and other eukaryotic organisms.  Generally, cells take in nutrients increase in size and then divide into 2 daughter cells.  The two  daughter cells then grow and divide themselves.   This alternation of growth and division is called the  cell cycle .   The growth stage between divisions is called interphase .  While in interphase the cell  performs its normal functions.  It spends 90% of it's time in interphase.  One of the most important  things that happens in interphase is that copies of DNA are made or replication  occurs.  Replication  does not change the number of chromosomes in a cell, rather each chromosome just doubles from one  chromatid  to two.   When the cell is ready to divide it enters into the Mitotic Phase .  The Mitotic  Phase is where the process of mitosis occurs.  Mitosis Process of nuclear division.  The result is the formation of 2 daughter cells that are genetically  identical.  Mitosis is done by the somatic cells  (body cells).  It occurs when an organism grows,  when cells are replaced or when organisms reproduce asexually. Mitosis is divided into 4 stages
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