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Replication and reproduction

What's the difference between cell replication and reproduction?
They’re technically the same thing. Cell reproduction is the making of new cells, via mitosis or meiosis. DNA replication, which is what I think you meant instead of cell replication, is the genetic material replicating through semi-conservative replication. DNA replication occurs during interphase of the cell cycle, so all cells have to go through DNA replication in order to reproduce.
Original post by NJA
What's the difference between cell replication and reproduction?


In DNA replication, it is producing two identical replicas of the original DNA molecule and in reproduction it is the same: the chromosomes (DNA) are replicated (doubled) in mitosis or meiosis to have two diploid cells after cell division.
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