mitosis and meiosis

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Mitosis and Meiosis Mitosis and meiosis are both complex series that are involved in the overall process of a cell. Mitosis is the process in which a cell separates its existing genome into two identical halves . There are several steps involved in mitosis and the one that usually follows is cytokinesis. Cytokinesis is when the division of the cell membran and cytoplasm occur. The outcome of both Mitosis and cytokinesis is identical cells with equal division of cellular components and organelles. Mitosis and cytokinesis together can be defined as the mitotic phase of the cell cycle. During mitosis, the parent cell's genome divides into two daughter cells and this genome is composed of chromosomes. These are particles of DNA that contain genetic information that is important for a cell to function properly. If my understanding is correct and accurate, mitosis is the process in which genetics
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Unformatted text preview: occur and are assigned to that particular cell and DNA particle. While in mitosis, the parent cell's genome divides into two daughter cells and this genome is composed of chromosomes. These are particles of DNA that contain genetic information that is important for a cell to function properly. Mitosis only occurs in eukaryotic cells. In organisms that are multicellular, the somatic cells undergo mitosis but germ cells divide by a process called meioses. These germ cells are what become sperm in males or ova/eggs in females. Meiosis is related to Mitosis. Meiosis is the process that allows one diploid cell to divide in ways that generates haploid cells in eukaryotes, which are living organisms other than certain strains of bacteria. Sexual reproduction is dependent upon meiosis. It occurs in most eukaryotes including single-celled organisms that reproduce with no partner. 1...
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