What is it called when cells deivide to create new cells?
In humans: normal cells have 46 chromosomes and cells produced through meiosis will have 23. There are two types of cell reproduction: Mitosis and Meiosis. Mitosis is used throughout the body to create new cells with a full set of chromosomes, also called diploid cells. Meiosis is used in sexually reproducing organisms to create sex cells or gametes, these are haploid cells. These cells have half the number of chromosomes and will eventually fuse with…
What factors allow organisms such as planarian worms and plants to regenerate new individuals from fragments of parent organisms?
"Glands" are like tiny pits in the lining of the stomach. These glands are lined with certain cells: Parietal cells: secrete acid and intrinsic factor Mucous cells: secrete mucus Chief cells: secrete pepsinogen Enteroendocrine cells: secrete various Stem cells: create new cells (So glands are not cells)