Glossary - Mitosis

Glossary - Mitosis - Glossary Mitosis HeLa cell Cancer cell...

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Glossary Mitosis HeLa cell Cancer cell of a lineage established for research; now used in many laboratories. anaphase Of mitosis, stage when sister chromatids of each chromosome move to opposite spindle poles. Of anaphase I (meiosis), each duplicated chromosomes and its homologue move to opposite poles. Of anaphase II (meiosis), sister chromatids of each chromosome move to opposite poles. cell cycle Events by which a cell increases in mass, roughly doubles its cytoplasmic components, duplicates its DNA, then divides its nucleus and cytoplasm. Extends from the time a cell forms until it completes division. cell plate In a dividing plant cell, a disklike structure that becomes a crosswall with new plasma membrane on both sides. centriole Structure that gives rise to microtubules of cilia and flagella. centromere A constricted area of a chromosome that has attachment sites for spindle microtubules during nuclear division. chromosome [Gk. chroma, color, + soma, body] Of eukaryotic cells, a DNA molecule, duplicated or unduplicated, with many associated proteins. Of prokaryotic cells, a circular DNA molecule.
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