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  • The Four Stages Of The Cell Cycle

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    The cell cycle has four main stages. The cell cycle is the regular pattern of growth. The four stages consist of Gap 1 (G1), Synthesis (S), Gap 2 (G2), and Mitosis (M). Gap 1, consists of a cell that carries its normal functions. Calls also increase in size, and the organelles increase in number. A cell will spend the most time in this phase. But it also depends on the cell type to see how long it will spend in this phase. During this phase the cell has to pass a critical checkpoint before it can

  • Is Development Determined in the Womb?

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    brown eye gene while the other parent hands down a recessive blue eye gene, the dominant gene will win out and the child will have brown eyes. A person’s sex is also determined in the womb. An individual inherits 23 pairs of chromosomes. Twenty- two of these pairs of chromosomes, called autosomes, contain most of the genetic information controlling highly individual characteristics like hair color, height, body shape, temperament, aspects of intelligence and also all those characteristics shared by

  • A Short Note On 13, And Patau Syndrome

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    Trisomy 13, or Patau Syndrome, is caused by the presence of three chromosome copies on chromosome 13. An extra copy of chromosome 13 causes the majority of cases. Some cases are caused by a Robertsonian translocation between chromosome 13 and other autosomes such as chromosomes 15, 21, and 22. According to Bishra & Clericuzio "Trisomy 13 is the third most common autosomal trisomy, with an incidence of 1 per 10,000" (Bishara & Clericuzio, 2008, p. 30). It is comprised mainly of defects of the

  • Notes On Osmosis And Diffusion

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    Meiosis II generally resembles mitosis except that the daughter cells are haploid instead of diploid. DNA replication does not occur in Interphase II, and prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase occur as usual. The only change is the number of chromosomes. The process of crossing over can be easily studied in Sordaria fimicola, an ascomycete fungus. Sordaria form a set of eight ascospores called an ascus. They are contained in a perithecium until they are mature and ready for release. Crossing over

  • Fruit Fly Experiment: Conclusion.

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    10. Errors and Redesign. Throughout this experiment a number of random and procedural errors were apparent; these errors could have affected the results of the experiment in a number of ways. One experimental error that occurred during the experiment was that some flies became stuck in the food source and died. The main cause of this was the fact that the fly vials were stood up (vertically) before the flies had fully recovered from the anaesthetic. This could be overcome in future experiments by

  • Taking a Look at Gene Mapping

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    Gene mapping is used to map the relative positions of genes on a chromosome using cross over frequency 1% recombinant frequency is equal to 1 map unit (mu). The order of gene and the relative distance between them is essential for mapping. Genetic markers are used to determine the location on the DNA. The study of gene mapping on humans allows understanding the structure, function and organization of DNA. Whereas on non-humans will provide the basic knowledge for comparative studies, that is critical

  • Science Grade 10 Exam Review

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    endoplasmic reticulum - Mitochondrion : produces energy - Nucleus : regulates all cell activity - Nucleolus : contains the DNA of a cell - Vacuole : the storage area, stores good and bad things CELL CYCLE Define - - - - - - Chromosome : Is an organized structure of DNA and protein found in cells - Chromatids : Is one of the two copies of DNA making up a duplicated

  • Cell Life Cycle Controlled By Genes Essay

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    The cell has perfectly coordinated life cycle controlled by genes within its nucleus. All cells are reproduced from preexistent cells by the process of cell division as replacement of dead or injured and as purpose of adding new cells. Cell behavior is simply the cell lifestyle during life cycle Cell division : is begins with nuclear duplication (mitosis) fallowed by cytoplasmic division (cytokinesis) and there Roughly there is two types of cells with two types of division: -somatic (by means

  • I Am A Marine Biologist, And This Has Been My Dream Since I

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    In my future, I aspire to become a Marine Biologist, and this has been my dream since I was seven years old. I want to work with rescue and rehabilitation of manatees. Due to the fact that I want to go into the biology field, biology as a subject, in general, highly interests me. Upon entering the class, I was very excited with the opportunities that were being presented, and as each new chapter has been introduced, I have enjoyed the ability to relate what we learned to my life. For example, during

  • Life Process Of A Cell

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    Cell Biology Introduction The report will look at and discuss the life process of a cell, the functions of the cell and the cells structure. A cell is the smallest unit of an organism and is the building block of all living things. Key life processes of a cell All living things including cells have some life processes in common. There are seven processes that they need to preform to be classed alive. These are:- 1) Movement all living things have movement including plants 2) Respiration the process