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function) ‡ carriers of hereditary material
-instructions for building and operating the cell
- “colored body”
‡ consists of a single, long DNA double helix that is wrapped around proteins in a highly organized manner
Reproductive cells (sperm + eggs)
Somatic Cells:
“body belonging cells” (all other cells)
Division of gametes
“Cell Movement”
-the division of the cytoplasm into two daughter cells.
Asexual Reproduction:
Results in the production of offspring that are genetically identical to the parent.
Cultured Cells:
Powerful experimental tools b/c they can be manipulated more easily than cells in an intact organism
To grow in culture, animal cells must be provided with a liquid mixture that includes nutrients, vitamins, and hormones that stimulate growth.
Radioactively labeled Deoxyribonucleotides:
If radioactive DNA(tides)are present as DNA is being synthesized, they will be incorporated into the new DNA molecule and label it.