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Chromosomes in eukaryotes and prokaryotes are different
Chromosomes in eukaryotes
Condensed and visible during mitosis.
At the beginning of mitosis they can be seen to consist of two threads (sister chromatids) joined by a centromere.
The sister chromatids are identical copies.
During mitosis the sister chromatids separate and are placed into two nuclei.
Chromosomes can be identified by:
Chromosomes and cell division
The cell cycle
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