What are the 3 main parts of the cell cycle?

1 Answer
Write your answer here...
Start with a one sentence answer
Then teach the underlying concepts
Don't copy without citing sources


Write a one sentence answer...



Explain in detail...


I want someone to double check my answer

Describe your changes (optional) 200

Judy O. Share
Nov 9, 2015


The cell cycle is an ordered set of events, culminating in cell growth and division into two daughter cells.


Mitosis produces two identical daughter cells during prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase. PMAT

Interphase is technically not part of mitosis, but rather encompasses stages G1, S, and G2 of the cell cycle. The cell is preparing for mitosis.

I find this short version great for study.

Cell phases:
1. Interphase
very active period, cell grows, maintains routine functions,
replicates genetic material to prepare for nuclear division, and
synthesizes new organelles to prepare for cytoplasmic division
2. prophase
chromosomes form; nuclear envelope disappears
3. metaphase
chromosomes align midway between centrioles
4. anaphase
chromosomes separate and move to centrioles
5. telophase
chromatin forms; nuclear envelope forms, completes division.


Was this helpful? Let the contributor know!
Impact of this question
9444 views around the world
You can reuse this answer
Creative Commons License