Key words - simple inheritance in animals and plants

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  • Created on: 29-01-15 21:15

Mitosis - Asexual cell division where two identical cells are formed.

Alleles - A version of a particular gene.

Stem cell - Undifferentiated cell with the potential to form a wide variety of different cells.

Meiosis - The two-stage process of cell divison which reduces the number of chromosomes of the daughter cells. It is involved in making the gametes for asexual reproduction.

Ova - Female sex cells (egg).

DNA fingerprint - Pattern produced by analysing the DNA which can be used to identify an individual.

Sex chromosome - The chromosome that carries the information about the sex…


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