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GCSE level School Biology Notes: Cell division - mitosis, meiosis, binary fission and growth

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CELL DIVISION by mitosis, meiosis and binary fission -  How do eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells multiply? - implications for growth, percentile charts, cancer, sexual or asexual reproduction

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(1) Introduction - the cell cycle, cell division, DNA and chromosomes

(2) Detailed description of cell division by mitosis

(3) Cell division - number crunching cell replication, control factors

(4) Cell division, growth, development, percentile charts and cancer

(5) Other examples of mitosis: Plant growth and cancer

(6) Sexual reproduction and cell division by meiosis

(7) Comparing sexual and asexual reproduction

(8) Reproduction in prokaryotes - binary fission to replicate cells and more maths - full explanation of bacterial growth curve and its sequence of phases


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