Students will be able to
- state that mitosis is a cell division process whereby two daughter cells are formed after genetic duplication of the chromosomes in the parent nucleus,
- state that mitosis is important for the growth, repair, and regeneration of somatic cells and for asexual reproduction,
- describe the events of interphase and the four stages of mitosis,
- state that cancer is the result of uncontrolled cell division,
- outline the use of nanotechnology to penetrate and destroy targeted cancer cells,
- describe how partial liver transplants can be carried out due to the high mitotic activity of liver cells.