Mitotic Cycle


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Mitotic Cycle

 

the totality of processes that produce two new cells from an already existing cell. It includes mitosis and part of the interphase, the period between cell divisions during which preparation for the next mitotic division occurs. The mitotic cycle is part of the life cycle of the cell, with which it almost coincides in rapidly dividing cell populations (for example, in blastomeres of the dividing egg).

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(1994) Behavior of mitochondria, chloroplasts and their nuclei during the mitotic cycle in the ultramicroalga Cyanidioschyzon merolae.
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The increase in the mitotic index may result from shortening in the duration of the mitotic cycle, which allows interphase cells to enter the subsequent division stage (Al-Ahmadi, 2013).
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