Cell Division and Growth

Revision of 5.1 Cell Division and Growth, AQA revision guide.

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What is mitosis?
This is when two identical cells are made, by cell division.
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What are unspecialised cells called in animal and plant embryos?
Stem Cells
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Which type of cell division produces two identical cells from the original cell?
Mitosis
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How does differentiation differ in plant and animal cells?
In animals it occurs early in development, in plants they can differentiate throughout the life of the plant as it continues to grow.
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Why is cell division necessary?
It is necessary for the growth of an organism, or for the repair of damaged cells.
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When cell division takes place, what is passed on to the new cell?
Genes (ALLELES) that are identical to the original cell.
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What happens before the cell divides?
A copy of the chromosomes takes place before the cell divides.
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