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Unformatted text preview: 2. It is not accurate because this is the stage during which a cell carries out its metabolic processes and performs its functions. Interphase also includes cellular functions leading up to cell division. 3. The stage of the cell cycle when the cell is actually dividing is called the mitotic phase. The mitotic phase includes mitosis and cytokinesis. Mitosis is when the nucleus and the duplicated chromosomes divide and are evenly distributed, forming two daughter nuclei. Cytokinesis is the process by which the cytoplasm is divided in two....
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BIOG 1110 taught by Professor Randywayne during the Spring '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
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