mitosis vs. meiosis

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mitosis vs. meiosis

Post by xbeautifuldisasterx3 » Sun Jan 29, 2006 7:49 pm

what are the main differences between them?!?!?!? Like cell numbers or final chormosomes or something like that!!!


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Post by Revolution » Sun Jan 29, 2006 10:57 pm

1.Only germ cells undergo meiosis , where as all other cells ( including germ cells) undergo mitosis.

2. Major difference. One mother cell undergoe meiosis to give 4 daughter cells with 1n chm each. whereas one mitotic division ends in 2 daughter cells with 2n chm each.

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