Mitosis and the cell cycle

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Study Guide: Mitosis and the Cell Cycle Reading : Chapter 15, sections 15.1 and 15.2 (pp. 303-306, 310-314) Important figures : 15.2, 15.3, 15.7, 15.8, 15.9 Mitosis: Eukaryotic cell splits into two identical daughter cells. Meiosis: Creates four haploidal gametes from one cell. Cytokinesis: Cytoplasm of eukaryotic cell divides to form daughter cells Asexual reproduction: Reproduction which does not involve meiosis, ploidy reduction, or fertilization. Diploid (2N): A cell consisting of two sets of chromosomes. Haploid (1N): A cell consisting of one set of chromosomes. Gametes: Fuses with another cell during fertilization. Homologues: Derived from a common ancestor. Sister chromatids: Two identical copies of a chromatin connected by a centromere. Centromere: A region of DNA typically found near the middle of a chromosome where two identical sister chromatids come in contact. Point of mitotic spindle attachment. Kinetochore:
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