Question
Mon April 04, 2011 By: Daanish Sudan

mitosis and meosis

Expert Reply
Tue April 05, 2011

 Dear student,

 

 Mitosis

Meiosis 

 1

 It is a type of cell division in which the daughte cells formed have exactly the same number of chromosomes as the parent cell.

 It is a type of cell division in which  the  number of chromosomes are reduced by half through the separation of homologous chromosomes in a diploid cell

 2

 Two daughter cells are formed at the end of mitosis.

Four daughter cellsare formed at the end of meiosis. 

 3

 Produces all cells of the body other than gametes.

 Produces male and female gametes

 4

 The steps of mitosis are Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase and Cytokinesis

 The steps of meiosis are Interphase, Prophase I, Metaphase I, Anaphase I, Telophase I, Prophase II, Metaphase II, Anaphase II, Telophase II

 5

 Function of mitosis is to carry out cellular reproduction & general growth and repair of the body

  The function of meiosis is in sexual reproduction.

 6

 Crossing over does not occur here.

Crossing over occurs here 

 

 

 

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Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase and Cytokinesis

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