Can there be mitosis without DNA replication in the ‘S’ phase?
No, there cannot be any mitotic division without – DNA replication in the ‘S’ phase.
Analyse the events during every stage of cell cycle and notice how the following two parameters change
(i) number of chromosomes (N) per cell
(ii) amount of DNA content (C) per cell
Discuss with your teacher about
(i) haploid insects and lower plants where cell-division occurs.
(ii) some haploid cells in higher plants where cell-division does not occur.
What is the significance of meiosis?
Distinguish anaphase of mitosis from anaphase 1 of meiosis.
List the major differences between meiosis and mitosis.