Figure 4 - the entire organism to grow by forming new cells...

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Figure 1 The process of mitosis, in which the chromosomes of a cell duplicate and pass into two daughter cells. Mitosis serves several functions in living cells. In many simple organisms, it is the method for  asexual reproduction (for example, in the cells of a fungus). In multicellular organisms, mitosis allows 
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Unformatted text preview: the entire organism to grow by forming new cells and replacing older cells. In certain species, mitosis is used to heal wounds or regenerate body parts. It is the universal process for cell division....
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Pesthy during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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