What is Telophase?

Telophase meaning Telophase is one of the four phases of mitosis.Telophase is divided into parts I and II.In Telophase part I, chromosomes become more polarized and transformed into thread-like structures. A nuclear membrane forms around each set of chromosome forming a new nucleus with a nucleolus. The centrioles duplicate.In Telophase part II, the actual dividing of the cell occurs (cytokinesis). Cytoplasm splits and two daughter cells are formed.


reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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