Mitosis

By: Kenzie Leibee

What is Mitosis?

Mitosis is when a cell divides and creates two female cells.

Interphase

This is the resting process, it has not begun mitosis yet.
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Prophase

The first stage, the chromosomes are visible now.
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Metaphase

The second stage, the chromosomes are attached to the stick fibers.
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Anaphase

The third stage, the chromosomes are moving away from each other.
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Telophase

The fourth and final stage, the chromosomes have gone to other sides of the cell and now it is splitting into two different cells.
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Why is mitosis important?

Mitosis works in replacing old cells that have died with new ones. These cells keep our bodies functioning and healthy. It is also important in the development of embryos.