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Mitosis
Each daughter cell has the
same number of
chromosomes and genetic
information as the parent
("diploid")…read more

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Meiosis
Each daughter cell has half
the number of chromosomes
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Mitosis vs. Meiosis
Mitosis: Meiosis:
1. Used for growth and repair of 1. Used to produce gametes for
cells sexual reproduction
2. Used in asexual reproduction 2. Each daughter cell has half the
3. Cells with identical number of number of chromosomes of the
chromosomes and genetic parent
information are produced…read more

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Cell Growth
There are three ways in which a cell might "grow":
1) Cell division:
2) Cell expansion:
3) Cell specialisation:…read more

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Measuring Growth
Dry mass vs. wet mass
Dry mass is a more accurate measure of mass but it involves
removing all the water from an organism, so wet mass is usually
used instead.
Mass Mass
Plant growth Animal growth…read more

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