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Unformatted text preview: any other organism(Eukaryotes) CELLS ARISE ONLY FROM PREEXISTING CELLS- all cells come from cells- cellular reproduction is called cell division *cell division allows an embryo to develop into an adult *it also ensures the continuity of life from one generation to the next CELL DIVISION IS A CONTINUUM OF DYNAMIC CHANGES- Eukaryotic cell division consists of two stages: *Mitosis *Cytokinesis *In mitosis , the duplicated chromosomes are distributed into 2 daughter nuclei -after the chromosomes coil up, a mitotic spindle moves them to the middle of the cell CHROMOSOMES- Chromosomes the unit that carries the genes- Gene carrying structure of a prokaryotic cell- Determine sex in many species At the moment of conception in humans, what determines the sex of the offspring?...
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2011 for the course SC 101 taught by Professor David during the Fall '10 term at American Intl. University.
- Fall '10