Give five main differences between mitosis and meiosis.
differences between mitosis and meiosis :
|1. It takes place in somatic cells .||1. It takes place in germ or reproductive cells.|
|2. Chromosome number of parent cell is maintained.||2. Chromosome number of parent cell is reduced to half.|
|3. No crossing over and no chiasmata formation.||3. Crossing over and chiasmata formation occur.|
|4. Cytokinesis is necessary after telophase I.||4. Cytokinesis is not necessary after telophase I.|
|5. Two daughter cells are formed at the end.||5. Four daughter cells are formed at the and.|
Concept: Meiosis as a Reduction Division
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