Flashcards in Chapter 11 -1 Deck (10)
How do cells reproduce?
What is cell division?
the process of distributing DNA and cytoplasm to new daughter cells
What are the two types of cell division?
Mitosis and Meiosis
What type of cells do Mitosis produce?
Somatic (body) cells
What do somatic cells do?
Maintain chromosome # at 46...through 1 division that makes 2 cells
What type of cells do Meiosis produce?
What do gametes do?
Chromosome # is reduced to half (23)...through 2 divisions that makes 4 cells
What is mitosis?
sum of all chromosomes in a cell
What is the function of mitosis?