Prometaphase

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Prometahpase is the stage of mistosis preceding metaphse and after prophase in which the nuclear envelope breaks down and chromosomes first attach to the spindle fibres.

Chromosomes can then undergo active movement in the later stages of mitosis [1]

References

  1. Alberts et al (2008) The molecular biology of the cell, 5th edition, Garland Science, New York.
 
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