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Division

Division

1. The act of dividing.

2. (Science: zoology) a rank that if treated as a division of a genus or subgenus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the purposes of nomenclature.

3. A taxon at the rank of division. The second highest taxonomic classification for the kingdoms Plantae (plants) and fungi, between kingdom level and class level.


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... because instead of each centromere binding a single molecule of DNA you have two molecules bound at each centromere after replication. During cell division, the centromeres separate into two parts, each travelling with one molecule of DNA into a daughter cell. For a moment, before cytokinesis, ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromatin
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Re: Chromosome Differences

... complexed with proteins. Each chromosome is replicated and then the chromosomes separate as a collection of different DNA strands during cell division, all without combining into a single DNA strand. Your genes are scattered about these different DNA molecules.

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cell plate formation

During the division of plant cell, the cell plate form exactly or approximately at the center of dividing cell. What process position cell plate to the center of the cell.

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by josem
Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:14 pm
 
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mitosis and miosis

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by CaptainCovalency
Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:58 am
 
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Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:54 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
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