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What organizes the spindle apparatus for division? 


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Step 1

Mitosis can be defined as a process in which a single cell divides and produce two identical daughter cells. Prior to the start of mitosis, the cell is occupied in the production of proteins that are needed for the spindle formation during the mitotic division.

Step 2

Mitotic spindle:

The centrosome is a cell organelle which is located near to the nucleus in the cell cytoplasm.

Each centrosome has two centrioles which are orientated at right-angles to each other.

Long protein fibers known as microtubules extend from these centrioles...

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