Biology revision - Mitosis

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  • Created by: Kate
  • Created on: 13-04-12 10:52

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Somatic Cells - cells not involved in the production of gametes. Mitosis only takes place in somatic cells.

Chromosome - Thread-like structures in the nucleus, containing genes.

Replication - when each chromosome in the nucleus makes a copy of itself (chromatid) to be used in cell division.

Human cells contain 46 chromosomes.

Mitosis is used for growth or replacement of cells. Bone marrow produces…

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melvin

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ah, shouldn't you name the stages? (interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase) and also about how centrioles produce spindle fibres that pull the chromatids apart? but other than that (Y)

Krishanka

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THANKS THIS HELPED.

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