Mitosis Vs. Meiosis

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Mitosis Vs. Meiosis
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2011-02-07 21:35:18
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Meiosis mitosis living enviornment science charles cell cycle
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This set of flashcards will help you differenciate Mitosis from Meiosis, as well as understand their functions.
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  1. What is Mitosis ???
    Mitosis is cell division and has four phases. Because you have Ms.Charles, you might have to be a bit more elaborate.
  2. General Knowledge:

    Cell Cycle
    The Cell grows & prepares for division, and divides to form daughter cells.

    Four phases in the cell:

    G1: Cell increases in size.

    • S: Chromosomes are replicated
    • G2: Preparation for the M phase (Mitosis)

    *NOTE* Mitosis is a part of the cell cycle, and has its own FOUR phases.
  3. Four Phases in MITOSIS are ?
    Prophase

    Metaphase

    Anaphase

    Telephase
  4. Prophase


    Prophase:
    Chromosomes become visible. Centrioles take up their positions on opposite sides of the nucleus.
  5. Metaphase


    Metaphase:
    Chromosomes line up across the equator (center) of the cell.
  6. Anaphase
    Anaphase: Centromeres that join the sister chromatids seperate and become individual chromosomes. The chromosomes continue to move apart until they have reached the poles of the cell.
  7. Telephase
    Telephase: Nuclear envelope reforms around each cluster of chromosomes. Mitosis is complete, but cell division is not.
  8. VOCABULARY:

    Cytokinesis is the (a)__________ of the (b)__________. Each part contains its own (c)__________ and cytoplasmic
    (d)__________.
    • (A) seperation
    • (B) cytoplasm
    • (C) nucleous
    • (D) organelles

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