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Reianna Shakil L6EFBiology10/11/12

The significance of mitosis

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Reianna Shakil L6EFBiology10/11/12

We have seen that mitosis produces new cells that are genetically identical to the
parent cell.Each of these cells has the same number of chromosomes and identical

This is how cells divide when the body needs more of the same. Mitosis is the type
of cell…

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Reianna Shakil L6EFBiology10/11/12

Succession of events whereby a cell grows and divides into two daughter cells such that
each contains the information and machinery necessary to repeat the process.
S-phase involves DNA synthesis
G2 phase ­ second Gap or Growth period
M-Phase ­ Mitosis
G1 phase ­ first Gap or…


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