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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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With respect to the results listed in Table 2, the orange and grape juices of the five food companies, at both exposure times considered, induced significant formation of mitotic spindle changes, represented in this study by colchicine metaphase and anaphase and telophase bridges, proving to be genotoxic, and chromosome breaks, characterized by the formation of micronuclei.
14) Vukovic and Sofradzija (1989) examining the genotoxic action of Lorsilan, Librium, a Mepbromat and Apaurin came to the conclusion that the first three have similar effects, and is manifested by lowering the mitotic index, the advent of C-mitosis, abnormal metaphases and anaphases and polyploidy.
The chromosomes in precocious migration in metaphases I may have originated from univalents in diakinesis or have been a result of precocious terminalization of chiasma and the late terminalization of these chiasmas makes the laggard chromosomes in anaphase I (SOUZA-KANESHIMA et al.
Normal Multipolar fragments Anaphase Anaphase 1 + - - 2 + - - 3 + - - 4 + - - 5 + - - 6 + - - 7 + - - Sample No.
The cells were recorded as normal or aberrant in the different stages of the cell cycle namely: interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase or telophase.
lyoni, with n = 11 or n = 12 = 11 + X, confirmed the regular reductional segregation of all the chromosomes in the preceding anaphase I and the meta- and submetacentric morphology of the chromosomes (Figs.