For Discussion

1. How does a nucleus in the G2 phase of the cell cycle differ from one in the G1 phase?

2. Compare the roles of cohesins and condensin in mitosis, meiosis I, and meiosis II.

3. Compare and contrast mitosis (and subsequent cytokinesis) in animals and plants.

4. Suggest two ways in which, with the help of a microscope, one might determine the relative duration of the various phases of mitosis.

5. Contrast mitotic prophase and prophase I of meiosis. Contrast mitotic anaphase and anaphase I of meiosis.

6. Compare the sequence of events in the mitotic cell cycle with the sequence in programmed cell death.

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