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The cell has a series of checkpoints that delay the

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Unformatted text preview: d to the two daughter cells. Also, all the other organelles and cell mass has to be duplicated and segregated. Thus cells must coordinate growth and division. •  If cells do not coordinate growth and division, they will get bigger of smaller, or worse sHll, not get an appropriate set of chromosomes. •  The most visible aspects of cell division are the segregaHon of the chromosomes at mitosis and division of the cytoplasm at cytokinesis. This part of the cell cycle is called M phase. •  The rest of the cycle is called ‘interphase’. During this part of the cycle, it grows by synthesizing proteins, lipids, etc to double its mass and all the organelles. •  During interphase, the chromosomes are duplicated, and this period...
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