from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The final stage of mitosis or meiosis during which the chromosomes of daughter cells are grouped in new nuclei.
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- n. The final stage of mitosis or meiosis during which the daughter chromosomes move towards opposite ends of the nuclear spindle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In cytology, the last stage in karyokinesis, or mitosis, just preceding the reconstitution of the nuclei in the daughter-cells that have resulted from the division of the mother-cell.
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- n. the final stage of meiosis when the chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
- n. the final stage of mitosis
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Starting with DNA surrounded by lipid vesicles and DNA binding proteins, a double membrane may spontaneously self-assemble around the DNA, a process which happens at every division in telophase.
Re: You've answered a question I've long had - telophase - May. 26th, 2010 06:16 pm UTC Expand
The process I am referring to is similar to the formation of nuclear pores after telophase.
V. Proof that entrance of a newly ruptured end of a chromosome into a telophase nucleus can initiate activations of previously silent genomic elements
Thus, a newly ruptured end of the chromosome again entered each telophase nucleus.
There are clear distinctions in comportment of ends of chromosomes on entering telophase nuclei.
And this will occur regardless of the initial distance in a telophase nucleus that separated the ruptured ends.
Mechanical rupture of this bridge as the spindle elongated would introduce a single broken end into the telophase nucleus, as illustrated in a to d, Fig. 1.
This, I thought could prevent the chromosome from being included in either telophase nucleus.
The entrance into a telophase nucleus of a single broken end of a chromosome