the cycle of growth and asexual reproduction of a cell, consisting of interphase followed in actively dividing cells by prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase.
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How to use cell cycle in a sentence
As a student in Austria, she had illuminated how the proteins known as cyclins drive the cell cycle.
What if it was our own genetic code that was responsible for inviting HIV into the life of a cell cycle?
British Dictionary definitions for cell cycle
the growth cycle of eukaryotic cells. It is divided into five stages, known as G 0, in which the cell is quiescent, G 1 and G 2, in which it increases in size, S, in which it duplicates its DNA, and M, in which it undergoes mitosis and divides
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