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noun, plural: karyokineses

The actual division of the cell nucleus into two daughter nuclei during mitosis.


Word origin: NL, fr. Gr. a nut, kernel _ to move.

Related form: karyokinetic (adjective).

Compare: cytokinesis.

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Questions on mitosis

mitosis = karyokinesis + cytokinesis I think what you mean is what would happen if karyokinesis sin't followed by cytokinesis...well, it's simple...there'll be a binucleate stadium.. :lol:

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by victor
Sun Jul 30, 2006 2:38 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions on mitosis
Replies: 13
Views: 11221

Cell Cycle

... mean somatic cells , the cells which are not involved in reproduction they replicate by mitotic division it is carried out by main to phases. a. Karyokinesis or division of nucleus b. Cytokinesis or division of cytoplasm a. Karyokinesis It involves four stages. 1. Prophase - Nuclear membrane ...

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by asutoshsahu
Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:11 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Cell Cycle
Replies: 13
Views: 10807

Cell Nuclei in Ovule

Actually what I know is...Megaspore do a karyokinesis three times and generate 8 cell which are divided into 3 cells at the kalaza point called antipoda, 2 cells at the microphyl point called sinergid, 1 cell floating at the center called ovum ...

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by victor
Mon Aug 29, 2005 11:50 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Cell Nuclei in Ovule
Replies: 1
Views: 2810

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