Name: Veronica Franco
Date: Around 1993
When does mitosis of a cell really end? Is it when the nuclear
membranes form around the nuclei or when the cell membrane forms around the
two new cells?
It is an on-going cycle, so any beginnings and endings are
arbitrary. Generally, if you go from interphase to interphase, the formation
of the nuclear membrane in each of the daughter cells would conclude the
cycle. Chromatin needs to uncoil and key genes become active again via
transcription of mRNA.
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