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    Cell Division

    24 Pages | 2,837 Words

    This book will tell you everything you need to know about cell division. It describes the steps of cell division and explains the similarities and differences between mitosis and meiosis.

    This book is designed to cover all of the information that a high school biology student would need to know, and would be a good introduction or review for higher-level students.

    An Introduction to Cell Division

    Cell division consists of mitosis and meiosis (Figure 1). Mitosis is the process by which one cell divides into two identical cells. It allows organisms to grow and repair themselves. Meiosis is the process by which one cell divides into four non-identical cells, each with half of the genetic material of the original cell. It creates gametes, which can combine to form new organisms.

    This book will explain the steps of both mitosis and meiosis.