Category Archives: mitosis

Is cell mitosis composed of smaller cell mitoses?

Ok, this is a really weird title, even for me. However, this whole blog is about how our cells and DNA were stitched┬átogether using smaller endosymbiotic cells and their DNA. If these smaller cells also had mitotic spindles, they may … Continue reading

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Pericentriolar recycling endosomes

The pericentriolar recycling endosome is a fascinating organelle. It localizes within the centriolar regions of an animal cell where it does its job of degrading and recycling cell debris, including bacterial remnants. ┬áThe location of this activity is reminescent of … Continue reading

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The evolution of mitosis

The evolution of mitosis may have greatly facilitated the uptake of genome-sized exogenous DNA’s into early eukaryotes. Click here to view models that may explain how mitosis may have evolved from prokaryotic symbiotic relationships.

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