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an·a·phase

 (ăn′ə-fāz′)
n.
The stage of mitosis and meiosis in which the chromosomes move to opposite ends of the nuclear spindle.

anaphase

(ˈænəˌfeɪz)
n
1. (Biology) the third stage of mitosis, during which the chromatids separate and migrate towards opposite ends of the spindle. See also prophase, metaphase, telophase
2. (Biology) the corresponding stage of the first division of meiosis
[C19: from ana- + phase]

an•a•phase

(ˈæn əˌfeɪz)

n.
the stage in mitosis or meiosis following metaphase in which the chromosomes move away from each other to opposite ends of the cell.
[1885–90]
an`a•pha′sic, adj.

an·a·phase

(ăn′ə-fāz′)
The stage of cell division in which the doubled set of chromosomes separates into two identical groups that move to opposite ends of the cell. In mitosis, anaphase is preceded by metaphase and followed by telophase. See more at meiosis, mitosis.
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Noun1.anaphase - the stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindleanaphase - the stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
meiosis, miosis, reduction division - (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
phase of cell division - a stage in meiosis or mitosis
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an·a·phase

n. anafase, etapa de la división celular.
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After fertilization, meiosis proceeds to the anaphase and telophase, followed by the release of the polar bodies and the first mitosis (Colas & Dube 1998, Eudeline et al.
Esopha-geal stenosis at the cervico-thoracic junction, gastric lamina propria fibrosis, atrophic gastritis, parietal cell dropouts, and esophageal intraepithelial lymphocytosis were extremely common, whereas recurrent enteropathy and enterocolitis with striking villous atrophy, extensive apoptosis, and anaphase bridging pointing toward regenerating defect were very commonly reported in the lower GI tract.
Examples of lethal aberrations to the cell are the dicentric and ring (which are chromosome aberrations) and the anaphase bridge (a chromatid aberration).
Cytokinesis is achieved by an actin-myosin contractile ring that physically divides the cell into two daughter cells following separation of the sister chromatids during anaphase.
In addition, the frequency of chromosomal aberrations is increased, including chromosome bridges and laggard chromosomes and leads to partition-bundle division (a novel type of chromosomal aberration, in which chromosomes at the transition from anaphase to telophase of mitosis are divided into three, four or six bundles) (Rong et al.
1) Mn products from whole chromosomes or centric chromosome fragments did not participate in cell division during anaphase.
It is now well-established that MN mainly originate from acentric chromosome fragments, acentric chromatid fragments or whole chromosomes that fail to be included in the daughter nuclei at the completion of telophase during mitosis because they did not attach properly with the spindle during the segregation process in anaphase [73].
No S-nitrosylation was reported for polo-like kinases (PLKs), anaphase promoting factor/cyclosome (APC/C), WEE1, and MYT1, which are among the close regulators of MPF.
Together with the phosphorylation of serine 10 of histone 3, which is tightly associated with the condensation of chromatin until anaphase of mitosis, this would be indicative for G2 arrest (Hendzel et al.
These stages are prophase, prometaphase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase.