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Name: The Cell Cycle
ID: m44460
Language: English (en)
Summary: By the end of this section, you will be able to:
  • Describe the three stages of interphase
  • Discuss the behavior of chromosomes during karyokinesis
  • Explain how the cytoplasmic content is divided during cytokinesis
  • Define the quiescent G0 phase
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: anaphase, cell cycle, cell motion, cell plate, cell reproduction, centriole, cleavage furrow, condensin, cytokinesis, cytoplasm, first gap, G0 phase, G1 phase, G2 phase, Golgi apparatus, interphase, karyokinesis, kinetochore, metaphase, metaphase plate, mitosis, mitotic phase, mitotic spindle, prometaphase, prophase, quiescent, second gap, S phase, telophase
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, Cnx Biology (

Latest version: 1.7 (history)
First publication date: Aug 23, 2012 11:05 am -0500
Last revision to module: Jun 5, 2013 10:20 am -0500


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