CH11 biology - CH 11: The Cell Cycle 1. 2. 3. 4. Intro...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style CH 11: The Cell Cycle 1. Intro 2. Mitosis and the cell cycle 3. How does mitosis take place? 4. Control (or no control) of the cell cycle
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Starting Small: Biochemistry Major biochemical molecules: What are the key molecules that make up your body? Water Proteins Carbohydrates ATP, NADH, etc. RNA DNA
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DNA and Genes DNA is a molecule that contains the information of life Segments of information on DNA molecules are GENES = discrete unit of hereditary info consisting of a specific nucleotide sequence of DNA
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EUKARYOTIC CHROMOSOMES Genome = complete set of an organism’s genes located mainly on chromosomes in the cell’s nucleus Figure 8.3 Chromosome= thread-like gene carrying structure made up of Chromatin = a combination of DNA and protein molecules
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All organisms consist of cells and arise from preexisting cells = cell division 2. Mitosis and the cell cycle
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2 types of cell division: meiosis and mitosis Gametes: sexual reproduction
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CH11 biology - CH 11: The Cell Cycle 1. 2. 3. 4. Intro...

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