Mitosis In Onion Root Tip Cells Essays and Term Papers

  • 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

  • Using Garlic Root Tips to Observe Mitosis

    Mitosis is a cellular process that replicates chromosomes and produces two identical nuclei in preparation for cell division, from the original cell two cells are derived, each of which possesses the same genetic material. Mitosis has five phases: interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase and telophase...

      1042 Words | 4 Pages   Cell growth, Metaphase, Mitosis, Homologous chromosome

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

    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 of ATP which provides energy for mitosis to occur...

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

  • 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

  • Cell Mitosis

    coiling, to form chromosomes. The nuclear membrane and nucleolus are no longer visible. The spindle apparatus has migrate to opposite poles of the cell.. 3. Metaphase The spindle fibres attach themselves to the centromeres of the chromosomes and align the the chromosomes at the equatorial plate. 4...

      267 Words | 2 Pages   Mitosis, Telophase, Cleavage furrow, Cell growth

  • 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  

  • 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  

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The process of mitosis (cell replication)

    make up mitosis (cell replication). Very good. The process of Mitosis --------------------------------------- Mitosis is the term used to describe cell division for replication. The product at the end of mitosis is two daughter cells both genetically identical to the original (parent) cell. This process...

      518 Words | 3 Pages   Prophase, Metaphase, Mitosis, Cell growth

  • 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

  • Mitosis on plant cells

    by Rudolf Virchow, that new cells can only arise from previously existing cells. This is done in two ways: mitosis and meiosis. Somatic (body) cells divide exclusively by mitosis followed by cytokinesis, while germ cells produce gametes by the process of meiosis. Plant cells grow by enlargement, essentially...

      515 Words | 2 Pages   Cell division, Metaphase, Cell (biology), Cell cycle

  • Garlic Root Tip - Miosis

    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 nuclei, cytoplasm, organelles and cell membrane...

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

  • Mitosis in cancerous cells

    Mitosis in cancerous cells Mitosis, the process in which a cell undergoes nuclear division, is one of the four subdivisions of the cell cycle responsible for cell growth and reproduction. The first step in mitosis is prophase. In prophase the chromatin, diffuse in interphase, condenses into chromosomes...

      1537 Words | 5 Pages   Cancer, Mitosis, Spindle apparatus, Virus

  • 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  

  • cell cycle amp mitosis

    Cell Cycle and Mitosis The Cell Cycle The cell cycle, or cell-division cycle, is the series of events that take place in a eukaryotic cell between its formation and the moment it replicates itself. These events can be divided in two main parts: interphase (in between divisions phase grouping G1...

      1163 Words | 6 Pages   Cleavage furrow, Interphase, Fission (biology), DNA replication

  • Mitosis and Meiosis and the Cell Cycle

    the role of mitosis & meiosis IN GROWTH AND REPRODUCTION Table of Content Page Number Cell division 1 Why do we need cell division? 1 Chromosomes 1 What is a chromosome? 1 The Cell Cycle 2 Process of Mitosis 3 ...

      2310 Words | 10 Pages   Kinetochore, Mitosis, Germ cell, Spindle apparatus

  • cell cycle and mitosis

    Cell cycle and mitosis section 1 & 2 Cell cycle- cells produce by a cycle of growing and dividing. Interphase- the cell grows, carries out cellular functions, replicates Mitosis- when the cells nucleus and nuclear material divide Cytokinesis G1=first stage The cell grows and performs normal...

      396 Words | 3 Pages   Telophase, Mitosis, Centromere, Spindle apparatus

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