CH2- CELL DIVISION, DIFFERENTIATION AND ORGANISATION

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Which type of cell division produces two identical cells from the original cell?
Mitosis.
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Look at the photograph of an onion root tip. How can you identify chromosomes?
They appear as thin threads.
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What type of cells are produced by meiosis?
Gametes or sex cells, the eggs and sperm.
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Explain how four gametes are formed from one cell during meiosis.
There are two sets of cell division. A body cell divides into two and each divides again.
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What do we mean by 'differentiate'?
Change into a specialised cell from a stem cell.
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Where are stem cells found in adult humans?
Bone marrow (there may be stem cells in other tissues, e.g. liver).
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What is a tumour?
A mass of abnormally growing cells which are dividing in an uncontrolled way.
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What are the main causes of cancer?
Carcinogens and ionising radiation.
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What does glandular tissue produce?
Enzymes or hormones.
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What is the function of palisade tissue?
Photosynthesis.
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What are enzymes?
Biological catalysts.
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Where is soluble food absorbed?
The small intestine.
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Look at the photograph of an onion root tip. How can you identify chromosomes?

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