phase of cell division


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Noun1.phase of cell division - a stage in meiosis or mitosis
anaphase - the stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
metaphase - the second stage of mitosis
metaphase - the second stage of meiosis
prophase - the first stage of mitosis
prophase - the first stage of meiosis
telophase - the final stage of mitosis
telophase - the final stage of meiosis when the chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
phase, stage - any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
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Vincristine kills tumor cells as they pass through a sensitive phase of cell division, but fewer than 5% of a patient's tumor cells are in this sensitive phase at any point in time.
Guava Technologies, a biotechnology company, announces a new single cell test/assay that provides biologists with an easy, quick and affordable way to obtain a detailed and quantitative profile of each phase of cell division.