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the process by which a cell membrane surrounds a particle and encloses the particle in a vesicle to bring the particle into the cell
a solution in which the concentration of solutes is greater than that of the cell that resides in the solution
the third phase of mitosis, during which the chromosome pairs separate and move toward opposite poles
in animal cells, a cytoplasmic organelle that organizes the mitotic spindle fibers during cell reproductions
a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape
the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins
threadlike structure within the nucleus containing the genetic information that is passed from one generation of cells to the next
a period between two mitotic or meiotic divisions during which the cell grows, copies its DNA, and synthesizes proteins
second phase of mitosis, during which the chromosomes line up across the center of the cell
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
Sister chromatids are two identical copies of a single chromosome that are connected by a centromere.
the final stage of mitosis or meiosis, during which a nuclear membrane forms around each set of new chromosomes
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