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Difference between meiosis and mitosis?

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Asked by gurpreet, 26 Dec '12 06:00 pm
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Mitosis

Mitosis is an equational division that involves the duplication of genetic material, and an equal distribution of all the contents into two daughter cells. The cell cycle proceeds via interphase, that comprises the stages of growth and DNA duplication, followed by a mitotic (M) phase. The mitotic phase proceeds through prophase, metaphase, anaphase and telophase. Through these phases, the original nucleus dissolves, the replicated chromosomes align at the center of the cell, and then segregate into two new nuclei. Finally, the cell physically divides into two new cells through cytokinesis.

Meiosis

Meiosis is a type of cellular division that results in the formation of four haploid cells from a single diploid cell. During meiosis, the genetic material is replicated only once whereas the nucleus divides twice resulting in ploidy reduction. This is achieved through two successive divisions, meiosis I and meiosis II. The cell cycle events proceed through interphase I, meio ...more
Answered by Rocking Raaj, 26 Dec '12 06:08 pm

 
  
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Mitosis is an equational division that involves the duplication of genetic material, and an equal distribution of all the contents into two daughter cells.

Meiosis is a type of cellular division that results in the formation of four haploid cells from a single diploid cell
Answered by Sanjiv Bose, 16 Sep '13 05:25 pm

 
  
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Mitosis is an equational division that involves the duplication of genetic material, and an equal distribution of all the contents into two daughter cells.

Meiosis is a type of cellular division that results in the formation of four haploid cells from a single diploid cell
Answered by Kamal Thakur, 16 Sep '13 05:19 pm

 
  
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Mitosis is an equational division that involves the duplication of genetic material, and an equal distribution of all the contents into two daughter cells.

Meiosis is a type of cellular division that results in the formation of four haploid cells from a single diploid cell
Answered by Kesin Mathur, 16 Sep '13 05:15 pm

 
  
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Mitosis is an equational division that involves the duplication of genetic material, and an equal distribution of all the contents into two daughter cells.

Meiosis is a type of cellular division that results in the formation of four haploid cells from a single diploid cell
Answered by Amal Seth, 16 Sep '13 05:12 pm

 
  
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Mitosis is an equational division that involves the duplication of genetic material, and an equal distribution of all the contents into two daughter cells.

Meiosis is a type of cellular division that results in the formation of four haploid cells from a single diploid cell
Answered by Jay Patil, 16 Sep '13 05:08 pm

 
  
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Mitosis is an equational division that involves the duplication of genetic material, and an equal distribution of all the contents into two daughter cells.

Meiosis is a type of cellular division that results in the formation of four haploid cells from a single diploid cell
Answered by Arun Rastogi, 16 Sep '13 05:04 pm

 
  
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Mitosis is an equational division that involves the duplication of genetic material, and an equal distribution of all the contents into two daughter cells.

Meiosis is a type of cellular division that results in the formation of four haploid cells from a single diploid cell
Answered by Vijay Garde, 16 Sep '13 05:00 pm

 
  
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Mitosis is an equational division that involves the duplication of genetic material, and an equal distribution of all the contents into two daughter cells.

Meiosis is a type of cellular division that results in the formation of four haploid cells from a single diploid cell
Answered by Mithra More, 16 Sep '13 04:57 pm

 
  
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Mitosis is an equational division that involves the duplication of genetic material, and an equal distribution of all the contents into two daughter cells.

Meiosis is a type of cellular division that results in the formation of four haploid cells from a single diploid cell
Answered by Kumar Lanka, 16 Sep '13 04:54 pm

 
  
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