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Unformatted text preview: 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 How is Eukaryotic DNA Organized into Chromosomes? Chromosome Structure Chromosome = DNA + Proteins DNA wrapped around histones DNA & Proteins arranges as a cylindrical fiber Figure 11-5 Human Chromosome Number Diploid Chromosome number (2n) = 46 Two sets of 23 chromosomes o One set from father. o One set from mother. Mitosis produces cells with 46 chromosomes – two of each Figure 11-7...
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- Spring '08
- Biology, Binary Fission Mitosis, Fission Prokaryotes DNA, Asexual reproduction Meiosis, chromosomes apart PM