lec04 - Lecture 4 Mitosis I. There are two general types of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Picture 29 Lecture 4 - Mitosis I. There are two general types of cells –  somatic  and  germ  cells A. somatic cells B. germ cells C. chromosomes often come in “pairs”, called homologues 1.  2.  3. 4. D. cells of given species have characteristic number of sets of chromosomes - eg. Humans have 23 pairs, or 46 chromosomes 1. diploid (2n) - somatic cells of diploid organism are generally diploid 2. haploid (1n) - germ cells of diploid organism are haploid II. Two types of cell division A. mitosis – produces same ploidy as mother cell    eg. 2n        2 X 2n B. meiosis – produces half ploidy of mother cell   eg. 2n        4 X 1n 1
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Picture 30 Picture 35 III. Mitotic cell cycle - a brief comparison of mitosis vs. meiosis IV. Importance of mitosis A. mitosis – precise process of nuclear division that ensures that each daughter receives a 
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course L 311 taught by Professor Forrester during the Fall '10 term at Indiana State University .

Page1 / 6

lec04 - Lecture 4 Mitosis I. There are two general types of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online