Essays Tagged: "Mitosis"

What is cancer and why/how does it kill? How do chemotherapeutic agents work? Why does chemotherapy, itself, cause health problems?

cancer cells, stopping the cancer cells from replicating by inhibiting DNA production, or stopping mitosis in the cancer cells which stops cell division. Unfortunately, these agents can also cause da ...

(1 pages) 51 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cancer and how it begins.

rs Stop Workinga.Malignant Cellsi.TGF-Bii.DPC4iii.p15iv.NF-1IV.The Clock is Strucka.The Cell Cyclei.Mitosisb.CDKsV.ConclusionHow cancer develops is no longer a mystery. During the past two decades, re ... mosomes are replicated, a second gap termed G2 follows during which the cell prepares itself for M (mitosis) (Weinberg, 254).Mitosis itself is consisted of many phases. The first phase is interphase. ...

(11 pages) 163 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organism reproduction with an emphasis on meiotic cell disivion

sperm cells are collectively known as gametes. Gametes are formed by a kind of cell division called mitosis.The fusion of a sperm from the father and the egg cells from the mother is known as fertiliz ... same centromere position, and staining pattern and possess genes for the same characteristics. Like mitosis, the stages of meiosis I are preceded by an interphase where the number of chromosome replic ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Description of the genetic disease William's Syndrome.

ally helps cells form and maintain their proper shape. It also pulls sister chromatids apart during mitosis and is required for cell locomotion. ( ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


Mitosis is the process in which a cell's nucleus replicates and divides in preparation for division ... e process in which a cell's nucleus replicates and divides in preparation for division of the cell. Mitosis results in two cells that are genetically identical. Mitosis is necessary for growth for rep ... ll multi-cellular animals; plants, fungi, and protists, which begin life as single cells, carry out mitosis to develop into complex organisms containing billions of cells. Mitosis occurs in fully-grow ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

AP Biology Essay #7 concerning Evolution, created using the grading rubric, so will be an A+

cture, chemically similar cellulose in cell wall, similar peroxismes (which contain enzymes), alike Mitosis and cytokinesis processes (reproduction), similar sperm ultrastructure, and similar rRNA str ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay is about the process of mitosis. Which is the eukaryotic cells way of dividing and multiplying. Also a from of reproduction on a cellular level.

MitosisThe human body is made up of millions and millions of building blocks. These building blocks ... h, or reproduction of the cells is one of the most exciting processes of microbiology. It is called mitosis.Mitosis is the asexual reproduction of a eukaryotic cell to make two completely new identica ... f a eukaryotic cell to make two completely new identical daughter cell replicas of the parent cell. Mitosis is composed of four unique phases. The phases are prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telopha ...

(3 pages) 52 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Mitosis.Major Events Occurring During Mitosis and Cytokinesis.Include different phases of cell duplication.

cell biologists for more than a hundred years. Among many good reasons for this fascination is that mitosis and cytokinesis are beautiful to watch: M phase undoubtedly represents the most dramatic pha ... skeletal systems, one based on MTs, the other on actin filaments. However, a detailed comparison of mitosis in evolutionarily distant organisms, or even the study of different cell types within one an ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Biology Revision

functioning and on what they expect their quality of life to be.Outline how the function of genes, mitosis, cell differentiation and specialisation assist in the maintenance of health:The function of ... ensure that the correct proteins are produced in a cell to enable all cellular processes continue. Mitosis enables the genetic material to be copied correctly when new cells are formed. Different typ ...

(38 pages) 372 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cell Division- Mitosis

Cell Division- MitosisAs a cell grows, more demand is placed on exchange of materials (nutrients intake, waste remo ... osomes cannot be seen in a cell's nucleus until the cell duplicates all the chromosomes just before mitosis (cell division).When the DNA and chromosomes have doubled, each chromosome has an identical ... in Chromosome pairs. After this comes a short "G2" phase where molecules and organelles that cause Mitosis are produced. The last phase is "M" or Mitosis phase.Mitosis has four steps:A. Prophase B. M ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Mitosis and Meiosis

MITOSISOccurs in somatic cells.Consists of only one nuclear division.Cytokinesis takes place only on ...

(1 pages) 104 4 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Key Points about the Cell Cycle and Cancer

s. As soon as enough growth had occurred, the cell would begin the "S" phase, eventually leading to mitosis and cell division.Between 600 and 400 million years ago, some eukaryotes became multicellula ... only a limited number of times before pausing in "G1" and specializing. These cells, all formed by mitosis, are genetic clones of the zygote and of all the stem cells that do not specialize. They sti ...

(7 pages) 63 1 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bone Growth

located in the same region of the epiphysis plate next to the epiphysis continues to grow by way of mitosis. This is where chaondracytes, if located in region next to diathesis will age. The osteo bla ...

(1 pages) 1661 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

To investigate the effect of phosphate on cell division in root tips.

eded large amounts by plants. They are required for root growth. For the root tips cells to divide, mitosis has to occur. Phosphate is needed for production of ATP which provides energy for mitosis to ... lipids bi-layer which contains phosphates. Therefore, phosphates are needed their membranes to grow.Mitosis is the process in which a eukaryotic cell's nucleus divides into two identical daughter nucl ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology


nd division into two daughter cells. Non dividing cells are not considered to be in the cell cycle. Mitosis is further divided into 4 phases, which you will read about later on. Interphase is when the ... about later on. Interphase is when the cell is in metabolic activity and performing its prepare for mitosis.Chromosomes are not clearly seeable in the nucleus, although a dark spot called the nucleolu ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Cell walls revised.

ose. This is also an important difference from the "green algae", which produce a phycoplast during mitosis, in which the microtubules lie perpendicular to the axis of division. Only plants and charop ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cellular Reproduction.

single celled organisms reproduce by the asexual process known as fission, which is commonly called mitosis. Fission is the splitting of a nucleus into two roughly equal parts accompanied by the relea ... tty large amount of energy. Interphase, the first phase of the cell cycle and also the phase before mitosis, starts as soon as the cell is born. Interphase is broken up into three phases, G1, S, and G ...

(2 pages) 39 1 3.6 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Mitosis Description

Mitosis--which is a continuous process occurring in five stages: prophase, prometaphase, metaphase, ... ore, and daughter nuclei form at the two poles of the cell. Nuclear envelopes arise from fragments. Mitosis--the equal division of one nucleus into two genetically identical nuclei--is finally complete.

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Describing the cell cycle and mitosis.

o sister chromatids. In its condensed form, the duplicated chromosome has a center at a centromere. Mitosis, the division of the nucleus, is usually followed immediately by cytokinesis, the division o ... now two, each the genetic equivalent of the parent cell.The mitotic (M) phase, which includes both mitosis and cytokinesis, is usually the shortest part of the cell cycle. Interphase accounts for abo ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Clone Yourself

ural cloning occurs everywhere. All plants, some insects, algae, unicellular organisms that conduct mitosis or binary fissions, and identical twins are all clones of each other. As long as genetic mak ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology