Mitosis and Meiosis

HideShow resource information
What is the result of mitosis?
Two genetically identical, diploid, daughter cells
1 of 12
What is the result of meiosis?
Sex cells
2 of 12
What does each cell contain at the end of mitosis?
A copy of each chromosome
3 of 12
In which cells does mitosis occur?
Every body cell except the sex cells.
4 of 12
What happens to the mitosis process when the person has cancer?
The control of normal mitosis is lost, so the cells divide very rapidly.
5 of 12
Where is mitosis important?
Replacement of cells: skin and blood cells
6 of 12
What is the result of meiosis?
Four haploid cells that are not genetically identical.
7 of 12
What happens in meiosis?
Two cell divisions: the chromosomes divide between the daughter cells
8 of 12
What happens during the first division in meiosis?
One chromosome from each homologous pair goes into each daughter cell.
9 of 12
What happens during the second division in meiosis?
The chromosome separates into two chromatids (strands) and one part goes into each daughter cell.
10 of 12
What is meiosis used for in humans?
To produce eggs and sperm.
11 of 12
What is meiosis used for in plants?
Produce pollen grains and ovules.
12 of 12

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

What is the result of meiosis?

Back

Sex cells

Card 3

Front

What does each cell contain at the end of mitosis?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

In which cells does mitosis occur?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What happens to the mitosis process when the person has cancer?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all DNA and inheritance resources »