Types of Cell Division

  1. What are the types of cell division?
    • Mitosis
    • Meiosis
  2. What are some of the characteristics of mitosis?
    • Involves 1 DNA replication; 1 division
    • Yields somatic cells
    • Produces two identical daughter cells (each diploid or 2n)
    • Involved growth and repair
  3. What are some characteristics of meiosis?
    • Involves 1 DNA replication with 2 divisions
    • Yields sex cells or gametes
    • Produces four non-identical daughter cells (each haploid or n)
    • Involved in genetic variation
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