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cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
first and longest phase of mitosis, during which the chromosomes become visible and the centrioles separate and take up positions on the opposite sides of the nucleus
second phase of mitosis, during which the chromosomes line up across the center of the cell
the 3rd stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
The final stage of mitosis or meiosis, during which a nuclear membrane forms around each set of new chromosomes
combination of DNA and protein
Most common form of DNA
can't be seen
Blueprints that are read
1/2 of duplciated chromosome
2 chromatids attached at a centromere
Called sister chromatids
protein in center of centromere and connected to microtubles to transport chromosome to opposite end of cell
reproduction that does not involve the union of gametes and in which a single parent produces offspring that are genetically identical to the parent
process in which genetic material from two parents combines and produces offspring that differ genetically from either parent
thread like structures that have genetic info that is passed down from one generation to the next
describes a cell that does not have a nucleus or anyother membrane-covered organelles; also called bacteria.
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