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Unformatted text preview: initially called resting phase of cell cycle. better name is metabolic phase. 1 Cell Division involves 2 events: mitosis and cytokinesis Mitosis -nuclear division diploid – division of 46 chromosomes both parent and daughter cell are genetically identical Made of 4 phases: prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase 4 Stages of Mitosis Prophase – chromatin forms chromosomes Metaphase – chromosomes align on equator of spindle Anaphase – chromosomes move toward opposite poles Telophase – nuclear membrane and nucleoli reappear Cytokinesis division of cytoplasm; begins in late anaphase. http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/olcweb/cgi/pluginpop.cgi? it=swf::535::535::/sites/dl/free/0072437316/120073/bio14.swf::Mitosi s%20and%20Cytokinesis Meiosis Occurs only in sex organs (gonads) Sperm and egg each contribute 23 chromosomes (haploid) Zygote produced is different than parents. 2...
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