Mitosis (Indirect Cell Division)

What is Mitosis? The process of cell division was observed first of all by the German biologist Walther Flemming and gave it the term mitosis, meaning thread formation. Mitosis is an equational process of cell division where the chromosomes are duplicated and are equally distributed both quantitatively and qualitatively into two daughter cells. Daughter cells possess the same number and type of chromosomes and resemble exactly to their parents. Mitosis occurs during the formation of body cells. It is, therefore, also called somatic cell division. Mitosis Occurrence: It occurs in almost all cells during the growth of an embryo. Later … Continue reading Mitosis (Indirect Cell Division)