Cell division

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One of the major goals of dividing cells is to split up their DNA as perfectly as possible. (Incorrect division of DNA = chance of a nonfunctional cell, or even cancer!) Learn how DNA combines with proteins to form chromosomes, why different types of cells have different chromosome numbers, and what the parts of a chromosome are.


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What is Cell division by Khan Academy?

Cell division is a learning resource for Cell Biology. It is available in the following format(s): Online class. It is suited for 7th - College students.

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It is designed for 7th - College students, but could be useful for students of other ages as well; please look at the description and images to determine suitability.

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