By Bryanna Carrara

What is Mitosis?

Mitosis is the part of the cell cycle, in which the chromosomes in the nucleus of the cell are separated into two pieces, each with their own nucleus.

Stages of Mitosis

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Cytokinesis (Last stage)

The cell spits into two daughter cells, each with the same number of chromosomes as the parent.

Why is Mitosis Important?

Mitosis is important for many reasons:

1.) It allows another organisms to grow

2.) It repairs damaged cells/tissue

3.) It replaces dead cells/tissue

4.) It causes reproduction in some simple organisms