Why can't sperm cells divide mitotically?

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Why can't sperm cells divide mitotically?

Post by Sue4 » Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:07 am

Can sperm cells or egg cells undergo mitotic division? I mean can a cell divide mitotically after meiosis? If not, why??? :roll:
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Post by JackBean » Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:44 pm

Sure it can and many haploid cells do. Just our sexual cells are not capable of it.

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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