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2.18: Cell Cycle

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cancer

cancer

Disease that occurs when the cell cycle is not regulated and cells divide out of control.
cell cycle

cell cycle

Phases that a cell goes through from one cell division to the next; describes the life of a eukaryotic cell.
chromosome

chromosome

Structure made of DNA and proteins that contains the genetic material of a cell.
cytokinesis

cytokinesis

Division of the cytoplasm.
DNA replication

DNA replication

Synthesis of new DNA; occurs during the S phase of the cell cycle.
interphase

interphase

Stage of the cell cycle when the cell grows, synthesizes DNA, and prepares to divide.
mitosis

mitosis

Division of the nucleus.

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7 , 8

Date Created:

Nov 29, 2012

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Jun 30, 2015
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