The stages of cell division

The stages of cell division - chromosomes is copied...

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The stages of cell division * The stages of cell division are Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, and  Telophase. Each stage plays a critical role in mitosis.   Interphase: Interphase is characterized by a high rate of cellular metabolic activity.  Interphase may be divided into G 1  (Gap 1), S (Synthesis), and G 2  (Gap 2) phases.  During the Gap phases of interphase the cell produces the substances (proteins, lipids,  ATP) that it will need for cell division. During the S phase of interphase, the DNA of the 
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Unformatted text preview: chromosomes is copied (replicated). Cell Appearance During Interphase * Nuclear membrane is intact; and nucleus is quite visible. * Centrioles are positioned on the same side of the nucleus. * Chromosomes have replicated but are indistinct because the DNA is spread out and appears as chromatin. * Nucleolus is visible inside the nucleus. Prophase: During prophase the nuclear membrane disintegrates and the chromosomes shorten and thicken....
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