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1

What is the name of the type of cell division seen in body cells?

Mitosis

2

What first happens to the genetic material (DNA) when a body cell divides?

It is copied

3

How many times does a body cell divide?

Once

4

How does the genetic information of a new cell, produced by a body cell dividing, compare with the original cell?

They are identical

5

What is another name for 'sex cells'?

Gametes

6

What is the name of the type of cell division that produces gametes?

Meisos

7

What type of cell division happens once and egg has been fertilised?

Mitosis

8

Why do body cells divide?

Growth and repair

9

Where do human stem cells come from?

Embryos and adult bone marrow

10

What can human stem cells have the ability to do?

Develop into any type of human cell

11

How many pairs of chromosomes are there's in a human body cell?

23 pairs or 46