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What are the advantages of being multicellular?
Allows you to grow quicker, allows more nutrients to spread around the body, provides less work for single cells.
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How does it provide less work for single cells?
It pumps more blood and oxygen round the body
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What is mitosis?
Mitosis is when a cell replicates itself to form two identical cells with exactly the same DNA
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What is the first stage of mitosis?
The DNA replicates itself
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What does the DNA coil into once replicated?
double-armed chromosomes
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What pulls the cell apart in stage 3?
Cell fibres
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What forms around the two sets of chromosomes?
Membrane
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In stage 4 what divides?
Cytoplasm
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At the end of mitosis do you end up with two new cells that are identical to each other?
Yes!
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