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Ch 15: Praxis General Science: Cell Reproduction & Division

About This Chapter

In preparation for the Praxis General Science exam, you can review the different processes, stages and structures involved in cell reproduction and division.

Praxis General Science: Cell Reproduction & Division - Chapter Summary

This cell reproduction and division chapter provides you with the opportunity to improve your knowledge of the processes of mitosis, meiosis and cytokinesis. Each lesson video is taught by one of our expert instructors, who will provide you with an in-depth review to help you:

  • Understand the basics of genomes and chromosomes
  • Define the phases and sequence of the cell cycle
  • Explain mitosis and its function
  • Explore cytokinesis in animal and plant cells
  • Compare meiosis and mitosis

If you are tight on time, watch the lessons on your mobile device whenever you have a spare moment. To reinforce your understanding, try reading the video transcripts. If at any time you have a question regarding one of the topics covered, be sure to send it to our instructors for clarification.

5 Lessons in Chapter 15: Praxis General Science: Cell Reproduction & Division
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Basic Genetics: The Genome & Chromosomes

1. Basic Genetics: The Genome & Chromosomes

There are approximately 3 billion bases in the human genome. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the genome and its organization into chromosomes. We think about DNA often as the blueprint for life, but we can also think of it as the recipe for life with the nucleus being the library.

The Cell Cycle: Definition, Phases & Sequence

2. The Cell Cycle: Definition, Phases & Sequence

Learn about the dividing and non-dividing states of the cell and discover the different phases of the cell cycle, including interphase, cytokinesis, and the stages of cell division.

What is Mitosis? - Definition, Stages & Function

3. What is Mitosis? - Definition, Stages & Function

Every day your body cells are dividing using a process called mitosis. This allows you to grow and replace damaged or worn out cells. Learn about the stages of mitosis: prophase, metaphase, anaphase and telophase.

Cytokinesis: Animal Versus Plant Cells

4. Cytokinesis: Animal Versus Plant Cells

What's a cell to do when it must divide in two? We'll explore cytokinesis and see how the process can differ in important ways when it comes to plant versus animal cells.

Meiosis: Comparison to Mitosis, Crossing Over & Process

5. Meiosis: Comparison to Mitosis, Crossing Over & Process

Welcome to meiosis, a realm of division doubled for reproduction untroubled. You'll get a preview of both divisions of meiosis and see what it takes to go from a diploid cell to a haploid gamete.

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