311d lecture 1 - BIO 311D LECTURE 1 Life cycles and Meiosis...

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BIO 311D LECTURE 1 Life cycles and Meiosis
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Sexual vs. Asexual reproduction Mitosis- Self duplication, cell divides daughter cells identical Living organism distinguished by how reproduce themselves Asexual- offspring identical to parent, e.g starfish, one leg can become one new starfish. Plants produce asexually, instects Advantages for asexual -faster -one parent -identical to parent, passing on 100% genetic info to next generation Evolution occurs very slowing asexually Sexual reprod. Involve two parents and produce a mix between two parents. Evolution and adaptation happen more quickly. Mutation are more likely not to affect the offspring.
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Life cycles ferilization meiosis Haploid Diploid Testies Ovary Ovum Sperm Cell Dipoliod zygote Haploid gametes Mitosis and development Multicelluar diploid adults
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How are these different? Meiosis fertilization Gametes zygote animal Know this one and differences
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Somatic cells vs. gametes
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course BIO 311D taught by Professor Reichler during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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311d lecture 1 - BIO 311D LECTURE 1 Life cycles and Meiosis...

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