Ch 8-10 Review - Chapter 8-10 Chapter 8 Cellular Division...

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Chapter 8-10 Chapter 8: Cellular Division Differences between Mitosis and Meiosis (Basic) 1. The goal of Mitosis is to create identical daughter cells, while the goal of Meiosis is to promote genetic diversity 2. Mitosis occurs in somatic cells, while Meiosis occurs in reproductive cells 3. The cells at the end of Mitosis have 2n DNA (46 Chromosomes in human cells); while the cells at the end of Meiosis have n DNA (23 Chromosomes in human cells) 4. There are two daughter cells created at the end of Mitosis, and four created at the end of Meiosis 5. Mitosis has one division, Meiosis has two
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For the exam, you will need to know what is occurring at each stage of mitosis. Review Ch 8 Lecture from slides 19-40 for a more in depth look at the process. Cells regulate their ability to divide based upon conditions in their environment including: Growth factors – These are important molecules that provide the cells with nutrients and tell them that it is time to grow Anchorage –
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