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Cell Cycle

Cell Cycle/Mitosis

Cell Cycle Regular sequence of growth and division that cells undergo
Cancer A disease in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably
Interphase Longest part of the cell cycle (G1, G0, S, G2)
G1 Cell grows and new organelles form
G2 Prepares for m phase and nuclear division
S DNA Replication
What does PMAT stand for? Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase
Prophase Chromosomes become visible; nuclear envelope dissolves; centrioles and spindle fiber form
Centromere The center piece that holds sister chromatids together
Metaphase Sister chromatids line up in the middle
Anaphase The spindle fiber pulls the sister chromatids apart forming individual chromosomes
Telophase Nuclear envelope forms; spindle fiber dissolves
Cytokinesis Cytoplasm divides
How many daughter cells are made during the cell cycle? 2
Are the cells identical or different? Identical
Number of chromosomes for humans 46
diploid 2n
haploid n
spindle fiber pulls sister chromatids apart to form individual chromsomes
What type of reproduction uses mitosis? asexual
somatic cells body cells (all cells other than egg and sperm)
Created by: lwebber