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Mitosis is the process in which genetics occur and are assigned. During mitosis the original cell’s (parent call) genome splits into two daughter cells and this genome is composed of chromosomes, particles of DNA that contain genetic information that is important for a cell to function properly. It is very essential that cells go through mitosis, so that each new cell contains the same genetic information. Mitosis replaces damaged cells, for growth of the organisms. Mitosis only occurs in eukaryotic (animal, plan, fungi, and protests) cells. In organisms that are multi-cellular, the somatic cells undergo mitosis but germ cells (which become sperm in males or ova in females) divide by a process called
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Unformatted text preview: meioses. Meiosis is the process that allows one diploid cell to divide in a way that generates haploid cells in eukaryotes. Sexual reproduction is dependent upon meiosis. It occurs in most eukaryotes including single-celled organisms. Meiosis is pretty much the same as mitosis its just that is goes through the process twice. Males end up with 4 sperm- process spermatogenesis females end up with 4 eggs but the other 3 die due to being too small and lacking cytoplasm - process cogenesis. It is also very essential that meiosis occurs, because reproduction would cease....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Cantases during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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