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1

sexual reproduction involves

male and female gametes

2

what is the scientific word for a sex cell

a gamete

3

in plants what are the gametes

pollen and egg cells

4

in animal cells what are the gametes

sperm and egg cells

5

in sexual reproduction all off-spring is

unique

6

in asexual reproduction all off-springs are

genetically identical

7

does asexual reproduction use mitosis or meiosis

mitosis

8

what is the normal amount of chromosomes

46

9

what is an advantage of sexual reproduction

variation,survival advantage of natural selection

10

what is an advantage of asexual reproduction

faster,many identical offsprings,more efficient

11

what is the strands of DNA called

a double helix

12

where is DNA found

the nucleus

13

a polymer is made up of small molecules called

monomers

14

each gene codes for a particular sequence of what

amino acids

15

there are 46 chromosomes where do they come from

half from your mum and the other half from your dad