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Cell Division


Mitosis Mitosis is a series of events that include prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase
Daughter Cell The parent cell divides creating two daughter cells
Meiosis Meiosis is a type of cell division that results in 4 daughter cells
Chromatin Chromatin consists of protein, RNA, and DNA
Chromatid Chromatid are thread like strands
Sister chromatids Sister chromatids are one half of the duplicated chromosome
Chromosomes Humans have 46 chromosomes
Homologous chromosomes Chromosomes from the parents mix forming homologous chromosomes
Gene A gene is a unit of heredity
Karyotype Karyotype is the amount of chromosomes in the nuclei
Centrioles Centrioles are only in animal cells and occur in pairs
Centromere A region of DNA that is responsible for the movement of the replicated chromosomes is the centromere
Centrosome Centrosome is where microtubules are produced
Aster An aster has a star shaped structure
Spindle fibers Spindle fibers are necessary to equally divide the chromosome
Interphase G1, S, and G2 are the stages of interphase
Prophase First stage of cell division is prophase
Metaphase Second stage of cell division is Metaphase
Anaphase Anaphase is when chromosomes move away from one another
Telophase The final phase of cell division is telophase
Cytokinesis Cytokinesis means division of the cytoplasm
Nuclear envelope Nuclear envelope is also known as the nuclear membrane
Kinetochore Fiber Kinetochore fiber is a protein structure on chomatids
Nucleolus Nucleoulus is a small dense spherical structure in the nucleus
Created by: kieren1