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Interphase - illustration

A cell in interphase, at the start of mitosis: Chromosomes duplicate, and the copies remain attached to each other. Mitosis is responsible for growth and development, as well as for replacing injured or worn out cells throughout the body. For simplicity, mitosis is illustrated here with only six chromosomes.

Illustration courtesy of Judith Stoffer NIGMS (National Institute of General Medical Sciences).



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