cell division

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Synonyms for cell division

the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells

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parA of Caulobacter crescentus ) that are attached to centromeric sites near oriC provides the force to pull the origin regions of the daughter chromosomes away from midcell toward the poles.
In this case, the recently replicated and resolved regions of the adjacent daughter chromosomes must be promptly moved apart to prevent regeneration of a dimeric chromosome by another futile cycle of Rec-mediated homologous recombination.
Terminus replication and the subsequent resolution of catenated or dimeric daughter chromosomes occur near midcell after origin-proximal regions have been moved toward the two poles earlier in the cell cycle [Figure 2]a.