- Created by: mya braddock
- Created on: 03-05-19 17:13
Mitosis and the cell cycle
Cells go through a series of changes involving growth and division, called the cell cycle. One of the stages is mitosis, when the cell divides into 2 identical cells. Before a cell can divide, it needs to grow and increase the number of sub-cellular structures, such as ribisomes and mitochondria. During mitosis:
1) One set of chromosomes is pulled to each end of the cell.
2) The nucleus divides.
3) The cyptoplasm and cell membranes divide to form two identical cells.
Why is mitosis…