Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 10, Cell Growth and Division - 10.2 - The Process of Cell Division - 10.2 Assessment - Page 284: 5


Interphase is when the cell performs its normal function while preparing for mitosis.

Work Step by Step

Interphase is separated into the G1, S, and G2 phases. In G1, the cell duplicates all of its organelles. In the S phase, the cell duplicates its genetic material. In the G2 phase, the cell checks to see if it can undergo mitosis.
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