anaphase


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anaphase

[′an·ə‚fāz]
(cell and molecular biology)
The stage in mitosis and in the second meiotic division when the centromere splits and the chromatids separate and move to opposite poles.
The stage of the first meiotic division when the two halves of a bivalent chromosome separate and move to opposite poles.
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89 -- -- Concentration Treatment Mataphases Anaphases duration (hour) total % total % Control 0 21 25.
A kinetochore-independent mechanism drives anaphase chromosome separation during acentrosomal meiosis.
Moreover, root tip cells of Allium cepa can be used as toxicity markers by evaluating several morphological and cytogenetic factors, such as root morphology and growth, mitotic index determination, and the induction of micronuclei and aberrant metaphases and anaphases [6,10]
A representative picture of a normal metaphase cell and anaphase cell is presented in Figure 1.
What triggers anaphase has been a subject of some debate among cell biologists.
605 Anaphase promoting complex Component of cell subunit 13 cycle-regulated E3 ubiquitin ligase -0.
Post-ovulatory aging of mouse oocytes leads to decreased MAD2 transcripts and increased frequencies of premature centromere separation and anaphase.
In meristematic cells in Allium ceppa which seeds were exposed to EMFs, mitotic index and mitotic aberration such as lagging chromosomes, vagarant, chromosome stickness and distributed anaphase was induced (Khalec et al.
Concavity of the meiosis I spindle poles persists as the kinetochore fibers shorten in anaphase (Fig.
Proteins and protein complexes including the Chromosomal Passenger complex (AuroraB Survivin Borealin INCENP; CPC), Mps1, Bub1, BubR1, Bub3, Mad1, spindly, dynenin-dynactin and the Anaphase Promoting Complex (APC) regulate correct progression of cell division by participating in the quality control mechanism called the spindle checkpoint ensuring the correct KT-MT attachments.
Mitosis Interference of Cancer Cells during Anaphase by Electric Field from NovoTTF-100A: An Update Principal Author: Sze Xian Lee, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Publication number: e21078
When I asked for some clarification, they were able to recite prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase.