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Metaphase plate

metaphase plate

(Science: cell biology) The plane of the spindle approximately equidistant from the two poles along which the chromosomes are lined up during mitosis or meiosis. Also termed the equator.

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... process of mitosis is divided into 6 stages. The Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase, and cytokinasis. At Interphase, there is ... of the chromosomes and align the the chromosomes at the equatorial plate. 4. Anaphase The spindle fibres shorten and the centromere splits, ...

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by HerrBiologie
Sun Oct 30, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Replies: 2
Views: 5180

Re: Meiosis = extreme confusion. Please help!

... Crossing-over can occur during the latter part of this stage. Metaphase 1: Homologous chromosomes align at the equatorial plate. Anaphase 1: Homologous pairs separate with sister chromatids remaining together. Telophase ...

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by kyra13
Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:49 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Meiosis = extreme confusion. Please help!
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Views: 60027

Re: Cell Division Questions

... over in prophase I, and afterward the pairs line up randomly on the metaphase plate, which leads to genetic variability. Hope this helps.

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by sully
Tue Apr 19, 2011 1:07 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Division Questions
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Views: 8777

spindle checkpoint - checkpoint signals

... Here is the question: Two types of signals have been implicated in metaphase checkpoint arrest. Consider the results of a recent experiment ... even though this chromosome was not properly aligned at the metaphase plate. How might you interpret this experiment in terms of the checkpoint ...

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by Hudson
Tue Mar 15, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: spindle checkpoint - checkpoint signals
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Views: 2776

Re: Unusual cell division- Identifying mutant protein and genes

... Greek τελος meaning "end") is a reversal of prophase and prometaphase events. It "cleans up" the after effects of mitosis. ... (pinch) containing a contractile ring develops where the metaphase plate used to be, pinching off the separated nuclei.[17] In both animal and ...

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by dharavsolanki
Sat Feb 19, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Unusual cell division- Identifying mutant protein and genes
Replies: 4
Views: 5233
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