What is an anaphase?

What is an anaphase? Here are some definitions.

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  1. (cytology) The stage of mitosis and meiosis during which the chromosomes separate; the chromatid moving to opposite poles of the cell.
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In the anaphase the larger and the smaller components of the pair separate as in Tenebrio.
This pattern is generally characterized by nuclear localization during interphase and prophase and association with the spindle midzone during anaphase and telophase.
Second, the centromere is the focus for the formation of the kinetochore, where microtubules connect to the chromosomes during anaphase in mitosis and meiosis.
These stages are prophase, prometaphase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase.
Figure 260 shows a side view of the second spindle in metaphase, and figure 261 in anaphase.
After chromosomes move to poles in anaphase, the phragmoplast mediates cell plate formation that completes cytokinesis.

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