mitosis

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cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes

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2 by diluting 2-fold with pH-8 buffer to initiate progression through M-phase.
Activation of the p42 mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway inhibits Cdc2 activation and entry into M-phase in cycling Xenopus egg extracts.
We studied cytokinesis in vitro by reconstituting pseudo-contractile rings in M-phase extracts made from clam oocytes.
To study the role of Rho proteins in cytokinesis in vitro, we inhibited Rho GTPases with Rho GDP dissociation inhibitor (GDI) and measured the contraction of pseudo-contractile rings in M-phase extracts, which were obtained from clam oocytes.
More generally, by observing mitotic behaviors in situ within a living embryo, cell cycle parameters such as M-phase length or mitotic spindle behavior can be measured directly for individual cells, and heterogeneity can be assessed.