Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 11 - Self-Quiz - Page 187: 7


a. gap

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There are two G phases, or gaps, in the cell cycle; they both occur during interphase. These gaps are the G1 and G2 stages. When cells are going about their normal daily activities, they are in the G1 stage. When the cell is about to undergo mitosis, it enters into the S stage, which is when the DNA is replicated. In G2, proteins are made that are essential to the process of mitosis.
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