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Why is it that we can say: MITOSIS = CELLULAR IMMORTALITY?

by reyrey389
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reyrey389
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Why exactly might mitosis be though of as cellular immortality?
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Why exactly might mitosis be though of as cellular immortality?
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What is the context of your question? Is it for schoolwork?
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Nov7-11, 01:07 AM
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berkeman, i got the answer, now I am just confused on why and how protein synthesis may occur in the S phase. My teacher was explaining how protein synthesis and DNA replication may both occur at the same time, but I kind of forgot hearing why and how....

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Nov7-11, 01:11 AM
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Why is it that we can say: MITOSIS = CELLULAR IMMORTALITY?

How and why is it that protein synthesis may occur at the same time as DNA replication in the cell; in the S phase.?

I know this is true for sure because I heard my teacher say so; however, I forgot hearing her saying why and how...
So If someone may please explain, I'd really appreciate it :D
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Nov7-11, 01:42 AM
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How and why is it that protein synthesis may occur at the same time as DNA replication in the cell; in the S phase.?

I know this is true for sure because I heard my teacher say so; however, I forgot hearing her saying why and how...
So If someone may please explain, I'd really appreciate it :D
What makes you think that this cannot happen? Remember that DNA is not directly involved in the translation process.


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