The Cell Cycle

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Interphase
DNA replication: Helicase unzips complementary base pairs breaking H bonds between strands, free nucleotides pair up with original strands, DNA polymerase makes backbone for new DNA strand. Organelles replicate. DNA is in the form of loose strands.
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Prophase
DNA condenses and coils into the form of chromosomes. Nuclear membrane breaks down. Centrioles form and build the spindle.
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Metaphase
Chromosomes line up along the equator of the cell, on the spindle fibres.
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Anaphase
Spindle fibres contract, pulling sister chromatids apart, to each end of the cell.
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Telophase
The cell begins to cleave in the middle, beginning of the formation of two new cells. Nuclear envelope reforms.
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Cytokinesis
The cell divides fully in two, each cell has a set of the DNA, identical to the parent cell, and all the organelles.
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DNA condenses and coils into the form of chromosomes. Nuclear membrane breaks down. Centrioles form and build the spindle.

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Prophase

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Chromosomes line up along the equator of the cell, on the spindle fibres.

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Spindle fibres contract, pulling sister chromatids apart, to each end of the cell.

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The cell begins to cleave in the middle, beginning of the formation of two new cells. Nuclear envelope reforms.

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