cell division and cancer

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Principles of Biology Like begets like, more or less In sexual reproduction , fertilization of sperm and egg produces offspring. In asexual reproduction , offspring are produced by a single parent, without the participation of sperm and egg. Their offspring are genetic copies of the parent and of each other. Other organisms reproduce sexually, creating a variety of offspring Other organisms reproduce sexually, creating a variety of offspring Cells arise only from preexisting cells Cell division is at the heart of the reproduction of cells and organisms because cells come only from preexisting cells. Prokaryotic cells reproduce asexually by cell division: binary fission . Binary Fission As the cell replicates its single chromosome, the copies move apart and the growing membrane then divides the cells. THE EUKARYOTIC CELL CYCLE AND MITOSIS The large, complex chromosomes of eukaryotes duplicate with each cell division. A eukaryotic cell has many more genes than a prokaryotic cell and they are
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course BIOL 1543 taught by Professor Roberts during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.

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