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Chapter 11: Continuity of Life: Cellular Reproduction Why do cells reproduce? Types of Cellular Reproduction: Binary Fission Mitosis Development; growth; maintenance; repair Asexual reproduction Meiosis Sexual Reproduction – Making gametes Reasons for cell division: 1. Reproduction 2. Growth 3. Repair Binary Fission in prokaryotes: DNA attached to plasma membrane (PM) DNA replicates Growth pushes chromosomes apart PM pinches in at middle Parent divides into 2 daughter cells Types of Cell Division in Eukaryotes 1. Mitosis – Produces daughter cells that are clones of the parent cell. 2. Meiosis – Produced eggs and sperm.
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Functions of Mitosis 1.) Growth and Development 2.) Repair and Maintenance 3.) Asexual Reproduction Plants Fungi Protists Animals Clicker Question: Which of the following is NOT a function of mitosis in a multicellular organism? Answer: Production of gametes
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