Mitosis

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What happens at interphase?
DNA replicates; Cell actively synthesises proteins; Chromosomes invisible
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What happens at prophase?
Chromosomes visible; nuclear envelope disintegrates; nucleolus disappears
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What happens at metaphase?
Chromosomes line up on equator
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What happens at anaphase?
Spindle fibres contract, pulling chromatids to poles
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What happens at telophase?
Chromatids reach poles and become indistinct; nuclear envelope reforms; nucleolus reforms; spindle degenerates
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What is the importance of mitosis?
Growth; differentiation; repair
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