Analysis Mitotic Index In Onion Root Tip Cells Essays and Term Papers

  • To investigate the effect of phosphate on cell division in root tips.

    Planning Exercise Aim To investigate the effect of phosphate on cell division in root tips. Background knowledge Phosphate ions (macronutrients) are needed large amounts by plants. They are required for root growth. For the root tips cells to divide, mitosis has to occur. Phosphate is needed for production...

      1102 Words | 7 Pages   Prophase, Spindle apparatus, Nuclear membrane, Chromosome

  • Mitotic Index Lab Report

    Mitotic Index Lab Report Results: My results of the Mitotic Index Lab Report Interphase Prophase Metaphase Anaphase Telophase Total # of cells 39 9 8 22 7 85 % of cells 46% 11% 9% 26% 8% 100% Average class results of the Mitotic Index Lab Report Interphase Prophase Metaphase Anaphase Telophase Total...

      377 Words | 2 Pages   Mitosis, Interphase, Metaphase, Cell cycle

  • Root Tip

    Why is the root tip used? - This is the region of active cell division by mitosis Why is hydrochloric acid used? - Breakdown the pectins in the middle lamella that hold the cells together. Helps produce a preparation that is one cell thick. Why is the stain used? -makes chromosomes more visible...

      327 Words | 3 Pages  

  • Onion Cell

    An investigation of an onion cell using a light microscope. Aim: The aim of this investigation is to identify the cells within an onion skin using a light microscope. An onion cell is a plant cell which through the light microscope, it should outline the cell wall, cell membrane and the nucleus. ...

      493 Words | 2 Pages   Microscope slide

  • experiment onion cell-biology

    B04 onion skin lab SNC 2D Name:______________________________ Lab:  Investigation of the Structure of Onions Cells Purpose: To investigate the structure of onion cells and become familiar with some of the basic parts of  a cell.  This lab will also introduce you to the technique of preparing a wet mount slide...

      1055 Words | 4 Pages  

  • Red Onion Cell Lab

    purple onion cell is going to be bathed in different concentrations of salt (NaCl) water. Problem: How do solutions of various salt concentrations influence osmosis in relation to an onion cell? Hypothesis What will happen to the onion cell if it...

      573 Words | 2 Pages   Semipermeable membrane, Osmosis, Microscope slide

  • Garlic Root Tip - Miosis

    Biology Inheritance – Mitotic Squash of Garlic Root Tip Mitosis is the process of cell division; it is the process by which a eukaryotic cell separates the chromosomes in its cell nucleus into two identical sets in two nuclei. It is generally followed immediately by cytokinesis, which divides the...

      1721 Words | 7 Pages   Spindle apparatus, Chromatin, Mitosis, Cell growth

  • Mitosis root tip practical

    USE OF ONION ROOT TIPS FOR MITOTIC DIVISION OBSERVATIONS Introduction The zone of cell division on the onion root tip is a great place to observe mitotic cell divisions. Through the observation and comparison of different regions of the root tip, the duration of mitotic stages and mitotic indexes...

      781 Words | 5 Pages   Spindle apparatus, Prophase, Mitosis, Centrosome

  • Osmosis in Onion Cell

    osmosis in relation to three onion cells and the impact on the cells structure. A small square of a red onion skin (membrane) was observed under a microscope at high power (X40) magnification. The observation showed a large number of onion cells. The structure of one onion cell had a general rectangular...

      668 Words | 2 Pages   Plasmolysis, Turgor pressure, Tonicity, Osmosis

  • Examination of Onion Epidermal Cells

    Examination of Onion Epidermal Cells Requirements: Iodine solution – HARMFUL Onion Distilled Water Apparatus: Microscope Microscope slides & cover slips Tile Knife Tweezers Pasteur Pipettes Assignment: I was given the onion once it had been chopped up on the tile, ready for...

      339 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Osmosis in Red Onion Cells

    Osmosis in Red Onion Cells By: Youssef Gharib Brief Description of Osmosis in Red Onion cells: Osmosis is the diffusion of water from an area of low concentration to an area of high concentration across a semi-permeable membrane. The purpose of this lab is to compare the three different types of...

      1397 Words | 5 Pages   Osmosis, Tonicity, Semipermeable membrane

  • The Onion Cell Lab

    The Onion Cell Lab Background: Onion tissue provides excellent cells to study under the microscope. The main cell structures are easy to see when viewed with the microscope at medium power. For example, you will observe a large circular nucleus in each cell, which contains the genetic material for the...

      363 Words | 1 Pages   Cell (biology), Nucleolus

  • osmosis in onion cell

    28/11/13 EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF SODIUM CHLORIDE ON ONION EPIDERMAL CELLS INRODUCTION A living plant cell will shrinks or swells depending on the solute concentration of the cell in relation to the solute concentration of the fluid surrounding the cell (1). It follows that water will move from a region...

      743 Words | 3 Pages   Staining, Tonicity, Microscope slide, Plasmolysis

  • Anion Root Tip

    experiment, onion root tips are choosen to be observed under microscope. It is because the chromosomes are larger than most of the others plants. The root tips of onion are picked to observed as the root tips are the region where the cell division occurs mostly. The cells at the tips of the onion are actively...

      587 Words | 2 Pages   Centromere, Chromosome, Cell nucleus, Chromatin

  • Cheek and Onion Cell experiment.

    Cheek and Onion Cell Experiment The aim of this experiment will be to show that different cells have different structures and textures. Hypothesis I believe that viewing these different cell types under the microscope will show more detail and variations between the cells. Method Apparatus All...

      260 Words | 3 Pages  

  • Onion Analysis

    28 April 2013 Monologue of an Onion Analysis People search forever to find true love, but true love will never be found if you can’t find true love within yourself. In the poem “Monologue for an Onion”, by Suji Kwock Kim, the metaphor isn’t just about the onion it’s also about being loved. Everyone...

      845 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Compare the Size of Cheek Cell and Onion Cell

    cheek cell and onion cell DCP: Introduction: In this experiment, Onion cells (Allium cepa) Cheek cells (Homo sapiens) were measured and compared. The aim of this experiment is to find out how both cells differ by comparing their size. Onion cells (Allium cepa) is plant cell and Cheek cells (Homo...

      793 Words | 4 Pages   P-value, Null hypothesis

  • Ia - Onion & Ox Eye Cell

    Size of Allium cepa cells and Ovibos moschatus Oculi cells: Data collection and processing Raw data Table 1: Longest length recorded of Allium cepa cells and Ovibos moschatus Oculi cells Length of Allium cepa cells/ m - ±5.0 | Diameter of Ovibos moschatus Oculi cells/ m - ±5.0 | 330.0 | 25...

      1275 Words | 5 Pages   Student's t-test, Statistical significance, Null hypothesis, Student's t-distribution

  • Poem Analysis: "Monlogue for an Onion"

    POEM ANALYSIS In the poem “Monologue for an Onion” by Suji Kwock Kim, the onion metaphor is the centerpiece of the poem. The onion represents the poet, and the person she addresses (the reader assumes) is her lover. The onion metaphor is used to convey the message to this anonymous lover that she...

      862 Words | 3 Pages  

  • Analysis for Monologue of an Onion

    MONOLOGUE FOR AN ONION: AN ANALYSIS Cutting an onion breaks cells in its skin causing a reaction that results to the formation of volatile sulfur compound which, when mixed with tears coating our eyes, becomes sulfuric acid. This triggers the tear ducts to produce more tears to alleviate the imbalance...

      765 Words | 2 Pages  

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