MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

914 views

What is mitosis?

Mitosis is the process by which cells divide and replicate themselves. It is how organisms (like humans) grow. During mitosis one cell (the parent cell) splits into two daughter cells which are identical copies of the parent cell. They are identical because the genetic information (or DNA) in the parent cell's nucleus is replicated (copied) before the cell divides.

Bethany F. GCSE Biology tutor, GCSE Maths tutor

3 years ago

Answered by Bethany, a GCSE Biology tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

390 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

Vijay G. GCSE Biology tutor, A Level Extended Project Qualification t...
£20 /hr

Vijay G.

Degree: Medicine (Bachelors) - Queen Mary, London University

Subjects offered:Biology, Extended Project Qualification+ 3 more

Biology
Extended Project Qualification
Chemistry
-Personal Statements-
-Medical School Preparation-

“Enthusiastic 4th year Medical student with a background of tutoring for GCSE, A level and University applications including entrance exams.”

£24 /hr

Helen M.

Degree: Medicine (Bachelors) - Queen's, Belfast University

Subjects offered:Biology, Maths+ 6 more

Biology
Maths
Chemistry
Business Studies
.UKCAT.
.LNAT.
-Personal Statements-
-Medical School Preparation-

“Durham law graduate and current first year medical student with four years tutoring experience.”

£24 /hr

Xanthe W.

Degree: Biological Sciences with a Year in Industry/Research (Bachelors) - Imperial College London University

Subjects offered:Biology, Maths+ 1 more

Biology
Maths
Chemistry

“Top tutor from the renowned Russell university group, ready to help you improve your grades.”

About the author

Bethany F.

Currently unavailable: no new students

Degree: English (Bachelors) - Exeter University

Subjects offered:Biology, Maths

Biology
Maths

“Hi, I'm Bethany, an undergraduate at the University of Exeter. I love helping others to get on top of their studies and improve their grades.”

MyTutor guarantee

You may also like...

Posts by Bethany

What is mitosis?

What is respiration?

Which are veins and which are arteries?

Other GCSE Biology questions

Why should we not overprescribe and overuse antibiotics?

How is an enzyme specific for a particular type of molecule?

Describe the role of the myelin sheath surrounding the axon

How do bacteria become resistant to antibiotics?

View GCSE Biology tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok