Mitosis - Mitosis Mitosis is a form of cell division...

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Mitosis  is a form of cell division resulting in the production of two cells, each with the same  genetic complement as the parent cell. Cell Cycle Prophase   -1/3 of mitosis (percentage of time) -centrioles to opposite ends of the cell (lower plants and animals) -establishes poles at opposite ends -centrioles then responsible for organization of spindle fibers -nuclear envelope disappears -chromatin condenses to form chromosomes Metaphase -chromosomes move  randomly  to the equatorial plane (metaphase plate) -done by binding of one or more spindle fibers to the kinetochore located within the  centromere of each chromosome Anaphase -shortest stage -sister chromatids of each double chromosomal structure separate and migrate to opposite  ends of the cell -once this occurs, each chromatid is now referred to as a daughter chromosome Tetophase -final stage of mitosis -most significant event is cytokinesis (division of cytoplasm)
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