Mitosis and Meiosis

Mitosis and Meiosis - M i tosis and Meiosis Mi tosis and...

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Mitosis and Meiosis Mitosis and Meiosis Stephanie Hill 12/15/2010
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Chandreyi Basu SCI/230
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Mitosis and Meiosis There are a lot of different things that are important to living organisms. However, there are two that are probably the most important and they are mitosis and meiosis. Mitosis is the process which parent cells reproduce, by dividing into two daughter cells that are identical to the parent cells. ( Text pp.117 ) An asexual cell is a cell that is from an asexual organism, which is an organism that does not have sexual organs. There are five different phases to mitosis. They are the following: Prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase, and cytokinesis. Each one of these phase has its own specific operation that it preforms to insure that mitosis occurs properly and correctly. Basically, mitosis is the process that helps to strengthen the cells that are damages and help asexual organisms to reproduce. ( Text pp.117-118 ) Meiosis is the process of sexual reproduction of organisms, as
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