Cells divide by meiosis to make gametes for sexual reproduction. Cells divide by mitosis for organism growth. Stem cells differentiate into specialised cells during the development of organisms.
Which of these is a function of cell division by meiosis?
To replace old and damaged cells
How many daughter cells are produced if a cell divides by mitosis?
Which type of cell division produces genetically identical clones?
Gametes are produced by meiosis. How many chromosomes will be found in a human gamete?
The disease cancer is caused by:
What are stem cells?
Cells that can potentially become any other type of cell are:
Red blood cells
Embryonic stem cells
Adult stem cells
What are the stem cells of plants called?
Spongy mesophyll cells
Where in a plant can meristem cells be found?
In the leaf and tip of the shoot
In the tip of the shoot and tip of the root
In the tips of the roots and in the leaf
The use of embryonic stem cells for the treatment of disease causes what type of issue?