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Third phase in mitosis, sometimes considered part of the prophase. The nuclear membrane dissolves, marking the beginning of prometaphase. Proteins attach to the centromeres creating the kinetochores. Microtubules attach at the kinetochores and the chromosomes begin moving.

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Wed Sep 21, 2011 11:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Mitosis
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Sat Feb 19, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Unusual cell division- Identifying mutant protein and genes
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