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How do cells reproduce?

Cell division

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What is cell division?

the process of distributing DNA and cytoplasm to new daughter cells

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What are the two types of cell division?

Mitosis and Meiosis

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What type of cells do Mitosis produce?

Somatic (body) cells

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What do somatic cells do?

Maintain chromosome # at 46...through 1 division that makes 2 cells

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What type of cells do Meiosis produce?

Gametes

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What do gametes do?

Chromosome # is reduced to half (23)...through 2 divisions that makes 4 cells

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What is mitosis?

sum of all chromosomes in a cell

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What is the function of mitosis?

Growth
Repair
Asexual reproduction

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What does Mitosis do?

Make 2 daughter cells that are genetically identical
& maintains the chromosome # (2n)