Cell division

This excellent resource from ABPI explains mitosis and meiosis in good detail with diagrams, a glossary of terms and animations. It is a highly engaging companion for teaching and revision of Post-16 biology courses.




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Inside the body, around 1 billion cells die every hour. In this time a similar number are made. The ability of cells to divide and make new cells is vital for life - this resource explains the process including mutation during meoisis and mitosis and the link to cancer.


 
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