mitotic mitotic


  • (adj) of or relating to or undergoing mitosis


  • Bearing witness to the phenomenon of symmetric cell division

    For more than 125 years, scientists have been peering through microscopes, carefully watching cells divide. Until now, however, none has actually seen how cells manage to divide precisely into two equally-sized daughter cells during mitosis. Such perfect division depends on the position of the mitotic spindle (chromosomes, microtubules, and spindle poles) within the cell, and it’s now clear that ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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