ADD BIO: Mitosis

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What is mitosis?
a type of cell division that results in two daughter cells each having the same number and kind of chromosomes as the parent nucleus, typical of ordinary tissue growth.
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What does mitosis produce?
New cells to replace those which are damaged.
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The process by which a fertilised egg divides - mitosis or meiosis?
Mitosis.
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Name the stages of mitosis (first 3 stages).
1)Cells that are not dividing contain long strings of DNA. 2)Before the cell divides, it copies its DNA and form x-shaped chromosomes. 3)The chromosomes line up across centre of the cells and the arms of each chromosome are pulled to opposite ends.
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Name the stages of mitosis (stages 4 and 5).
4) A membrane forms in each half of the cell to form the nuclei. 5) The cytoplasm divides, making two new genetically identical cells.
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What type of cells divide by mitosis?
Body cells.
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What type of reproduction uses mitosis?
asexual.
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