own eyes how the cells move, where they move to, and how the cell splits through cytokenesis through the actual event, and not through diagrams out of a textbook. We also saw the homologous pairs of chromosomesthat were pulled apart, and if you piece together the pictures of the cells going through each phase, you can see how a parent celldivides into two daughter cells. I predict that if mitosis didn’t happen fully occur in autosomes, and chromosomes didn’t divide, the new cell would be severely deformed, because one daughter cell would have no chromosomes, and the other would have twice as many, meaning that every chromosome pair would be deformed with cuatrosomy, resulting in severe consequence. Similarly, if meiosis didn’t split chromosomes in meiosis II, sex cells would not only be twice as diploid, they would combine with another sex cell and produce a zygote with 4 times as many chromosomes than usual.In the field of biology and other types of sciences, when studying the division of autosomes and sex cells, it is important to know these stages of cell division, regardless of the rate of reproduction of a cell, and this lab was a fantastic visual way to learn this.
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