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Name:  Veronica Franco 
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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.

Lou Harnisch

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