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Cell grows, performs its normal functions, and prepares for division; consists of G1, S, and G2 phases
Chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell
Phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move to opposite ends of the cell
Telophase and Cytokinesis
Pairs arrives at poles and cell is pinched apart, separating into two cells.
Chromosomes become visible, nuclear envelope dissolves, spindle forms
The second stage of mitosis, in which the nuclear envelope fragments and the spindle microtubules attach to the kinetochores of the chromosomes.
A specialized region on the centromere that links each sister chromatid to the mitotic spindle.
Clusters of DNA, RNA, and proteins in the nucleus of a cell
layer of two membranes that surrounds the nucleus of a cell
A selectively-permeable phospholipid bilayer forming the boundary of the cells
A structure in animal cells containing centrioles from which the spindle fibers develop.
Area where the chromatids of a chromosome are attached
Chromosome consisting of two sister chromatids
The identical copies (chromatids) formed by the DNA replication of a chromosome, with both copies joined together by a common centromere.
the filaments responsible for moving chromosomes during cell division.
Sister chromatids that are separated by mitosis
cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
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