Welcome to the Mitosis and Meiosis Simulation. Your job is to find out how a toxic compound from a yew tree affects cells and why it can be used as a treatment for cancer. You will have the option to dive into a cell and zoom in from the nucleus to the individual base pairs in the DNA before using microscopy to study the progress of the cell cycle and compare mitosis and meiosis.
Below is a list of Theory pages that you might find useful in your mission:
The content of these theory pages has been developed based on the resources provided by OpenStax College, Biology (OpenStax CNX. 14 Mar 2015).