Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 10 - How Cells Divide - Review Questions - Understand: 7



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If it were not for cytokinesis, cells would double the number of their nuclei at each mitosis, causing chaotic, gigantic cells to form, so B. is correct. A. is referring to mitotic separation of chromosomes, not cytokinesis, and C. and D. refer to the cell cycle in a more general way, not the specific purpose of cytokinesis, which is what the questions is asking about.
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