Cell division Essay | Nuclear Division

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Nuclear Division

Summary: Examines how cells reproduce. Describes the ability to generate whole organisms from single cells, or small groups of cells. Describes how this is becoming important in biotechnology and genetic modification.
Cells are able to grow and reproduce. Cells reproduce by splitting and passing on their genes (hereditary information) to Daughter cells. The nucleus always divides before the rest of the cell divides. Therefore each daughter cell contains their own nucleus. The nucleus controls the cells activities through the genetic material DNA. The cells in a body are all the same except the gametes they were all made from one cell, the Zygote. This is the cell that was formed when two gametes from your parents fused.

A Karyotype is when you cut out individual chromosomes from a picture and rearrange them. There are matching pairs of chromosomes these are called homologous pairs. Each pair is given a number. One of each pair came from the mother and one of each pair came from the father. The pairs can be distinguished as each pair has a distinctive banding pattern...

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