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Give Five Main Differences Between Mitosis and Meiosis. - Biology

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Give five main differences between mitosis and meiosis.
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differences between mitosis and meiosis :

Mitosis 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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Frank ICSE Class 10 Biology
Chapter 1 Cell Division
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