10.2 The Process of Cell Division
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Cells carry genetic information in packages of dna called?
Most___have only one circular strand of dna
In eukaryotic cells, the genetic structure consists of dna and a tightly wound protein which together forms a substance called?
The beadlike structures formed by dna wrapped around___molecules are called nucleosomes
What is the name of the type of Cell division that occurs in the prokaryotic cell cycle?
Cell cycle phases
Cell increases in size
Gets ready for cell division
In eukaryotic cells what are the two main stages of Cell division?
Mitosis and Cytokinesis
During prophase when cell chromosomes become visible what are the duplicated strands of DNA called?
What is the name for the area in which these duplicated strands are joined
What structures are spindle fibers attached to that help pull the paired chromosomes apart
Sister chromatids split and chromosomes begin to move to opposite poles
The chromosomes become visible.the centrioles take up positions on opposite sides of the nucleus
A nuclear envelope re-forms around each cluster of chromosomes the nucleolus becomes visible in each daughter nucleus
The chromosomes line up across the equatorial plate
Division of the cytoplasm