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Mitosis and Meiosis

Review of Meiosis and Mitosis

2 divisions & 8 phases Number of cell divisions and phases in meiosis
1 division & 4 phases Number of cell divisions and phases in mitosis
somatic cells cells that go through mitosis
sex cells cells that go through meiosis
diploid means "2 sets" ; 2n
haploid means "1 set" ; 1n
mitosis process that creates 2 identical diploid cells
meiosis process that creates 4 genetically different haploid cells
cytokinesis division of the cytoplasm
4 sperm results of meiosis in males
1 egg & 3 polar bodies results of meiosis in females
centromere holds 2 sister chromatids together
23 haploid number in humans
46 diploid number in humans
cytokinesis division of the cytoplasm
G1 and G2 phases cell growth happens
S phase DNA gets copied
Interphase is made up of G1, S and G2 phases (chromosomes look stringy)
prophase I when crossing over happen in meiosis
metaphase I when independent assortment happens in meiosis
anaphase II when sister chromatids are separated
anaphase I when homologous chromosomes are separated
Created by: cadetjt
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