Functions of mitosis:
- growth / repair
- asexual reproduction
- produces 2 genetically identical daughter cells
Before mitosis, a stage called 'interphase' occurs. In this stage the cell grows, the DNA is replicated, and the number of organelles is increased.
Stages of mitosis:
Prophase- Chromosomes condense and become visible, as 2 chromatids. The nucleolus disappears, and…