Biology 2 - Mitosis

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Cell Division - Mitosis

  • Body cells normally have two copies of each chromosomes - one from the organisms 'mother' and one from its 'father'.
  • When a body cell divides it needs to make new cells identical to the original cell - with the same number of chromosomes.
  • This type of cell division is called mitosis. It's ise when plants and animals want to grow or to replace cells that have been damaged.

"MITOSIS IS WHEN A CELL REPRODUCES ITSELF BY SPLITTING TO FORM TWO IDENTICAL OFFSPRING."

Mitosis - Step by Step

  • In a cell that's not dividing…

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