Mitosis

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Mitosis
24 questions
1 of 25
Mitosis is known as the ________ division.
Copying
2 of 25
In Mitosis, the new cells are copies of the ________ cell.
Parent
3 of 25
What 4 things are producing cells by mitosis important for?
Growth, Repair, Genetic stability of all cells and Asexual reproduction
4 of 25
The first step of mitosis is the _________ of each chromosome.
Copying
5 of 25
What needs to be replicated in order for each new cell to receive an exact copy of each chromosome?
DNA
6 of 25
In the process of Mitosis, __________ ___________ cells are produced.
Genetically Identical
7 of 25
The cells of your body reproduce ___________.
Asexually
8 of 25
What 4 things are capable of using mitosis to reproduce themselves.
Animals, Plants, Fungi and Bacteria
9 of 25
Asexual reproduction: involves _______ parent
One
10 of 25
Asexual reproduction: no _________ of gametes
Fusion
11 of 25
Asexual reproduction: no mixing of ________ __________
Genetic Information
12 of 25
Asexual reproduction: no genetic __________ in the offspring
Variation
13 of 25
A method of cloning plants is using ________ ________ (micropropagation)
Tissue Culture
14 of 25
The cell _______ in normal cells follows a regular pattern.
Cycle
15 of 25
Cell cycle: Preparation for growth is the ____________
Interphase
16 of 25
Cell cycle: Nuclear division stage is ___________
Mitosis
17 of 25
Cell cycle: Cell division stage is ____________
Cytokinesis
18 of 25
_________ cells don't respond to the normal mechanisms that control the cell cycle.
Cancer
19 of 25
Cancer cells divide rapidly resulting in a mass of abnormally growing cells called a ________
Tumour
20 of 25
What are the 4 causes of cancer?
Mutations, Carcinogens, Ionising radiation and Viruses
21 of 25
Cancer causing chemicals (e.g. asbestos or tar) are called _____________
Carcinogens
22 of 25
Examples of _________ are HPV and Cervical cancer
Viruses
23 of 25
___________ ___________, such as UV light and X-rays, interupts the cell cycle
Ionising Radiation
24 of 25
Random changes in the genetic information are called ___________
Mutations
25 of 25

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Mitosis is known as the ________ division.

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Copying

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In Mitosis, the new cells are copies of the ________ cell.

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Card 4

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What 4 things are producing cells by mitosis important for?

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Card 5

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The first step of mitosis is the _________ of each chromosome.

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