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    look if it is on the syllabus, we should revise that and learn it!!!!
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    (Original post by LS.)
    But just thought I should say: Just because it's on the syllabus, doesn't make it 'true' - there's a lot of BS on syllabus thesedays to make it easier to teach.

    that may be, but the exam is marked according to a mark scheme developed from the specification.
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    if it is in the revision guide then we revise that and if we remeber that we will get the marks!!!!
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    (Original post by Undry1)
    im just saying what the revision guide and the specification say.

    in response:
    mitosis:
    Before each cell division, a copy of each chromosome is made so that
    each body cell has exactly the same genetic information. This type of
    cell division is called mitosis.

    DNA replication:
    Asexual reproduction gives rise to individuals whose genetic
    information is identical with that of the parent. These genetically
    identical individuals are known as a clone.

    The cells of the offspring produced by asexual reproduction are
    produced by mitosis from the parental cells. They contain the same
    genes as the parents.



    hence the reference to clones in the question , i would assume.
    CGP talks of mutations that can occur.

    Do you agree that if mutations couldn't occur during mitosis then Bacteria would never change?
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    (Original post by Undry1)
    that may be, but the exam is marked according to a mark scheme developed from the specification.
    In the hardest questions the question will not necessarily involve a quote from the mark scheme. It will be testing your application of knowledge.

    You application that in Mitosis errors can be made.
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    (Original post by samdavyson)
    Look at this quote. S/he is the founder of the Biology Society. They know their stuff.
    Once again, my gender causes problems for people on this board Thanks for the confidence. I'm a bit rusty on mutations - haven't done about them for awhile.

    Asexual production, however, still suffers from mutations.
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    (Original post by LS.)
    Once again, my gender causes problems for people on this board Thanks for the confidence. I'm a bit rusty on mutations - haven't done about them for awhile.

    Asexual production, however, still suffers from mutations.
    I didn't want to judge you.
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    it is not based on knowledge or it would say ''use your own knowledge'' in the question
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    (Original post by Undry1)
    that may be, but the exam is marked according to a mark scheme developed from the specification.
    Not always. If you write something which is correct - but not on the syllabus, as long as you show understanding, you should not be punished. For example, free radicals are not taught as contributing factor to CHD, yet the mark scheme credits it. Also, there are 'AVP' (any valid point) marks given at the discression of the marker.
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    (Original post by samdavyson)
    CGP talks of mutations that can occur.

    Do you agree that if mutations couldn't occur during mitosis then Bacteria would never change?
    yes, i agree.
    but neway, at least one of the answers is right, maybe even both ( might be an EITHER mutation OR no mutation question). personally i think my answer is right, but you have your right to an opinion.
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    (Original post by samdavyson)
    I didn't want to judge you.
    My signiture may not be pink, but I assure you I'm female.
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    (Original post by Browny)
    it is not based on knowledge or it would say ''use your own knowledge'' in the question
    That is the stupidest thing that you have said so far in this argument.

    I did a Maths exam yesterday not once did it say "use your own knowledge". Without it I would have had to leave every question blank.
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    then there is no right or wrong answer!!
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    (Original post by Undry1)
    yes, i agree.
    but neway, at least one of the answers is right, maybe even both ( might be an EITHER mutation OR no mutation question). personally i think my answer is right, but you have your right to an opinion.
    I am glad you are of a more mature nature than this other Biologist (Browny). I guess we will never know.
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    your own knowledge means you know it already
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    like i said there is no a right or wrong answer
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    maybe, ok your entitled 2 ur opinion ok???
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    (Original post by Browny)
    maybe, ok your entitled 2 ur opinion ok???
    Too right I am.
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    Clone Means 'genetically Identical'.

    Mutations Will Occur In Mitosis, But Then The Mutated Bacteria Are Not 'genetically Identical'

    Therefore all Clones Will Produce Insulin, Even If There Were Mutations That Didn't, Because These Are Not Clones.
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    (Original post by klugy)
    Clone Means 'genetically Identical'.

    Mutations Will Occur In Mitosis, But Then The Mutated Bacteria Are Not 'genetically Identical'

    Therefore all Clones Will Produce Insulin, Even If There Were Mutations That Didn't, Because These Are Not Clones.
    Thank you!!!
 
 
 
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