Cell Division - Mitosis Lab for General Biology BI 101

Biology Department, Saint Anselm College

 

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Interphase and Mitosis - Whole Mount Slides

 

Root tip
Interphase
Prophase - example 1
Prophase - example 2
Metaphase
Anaphase
Telophase - example 1
Telophase - example 2

 

Interphase and Mitosis - Prepared Slides

 

Phase
Version 1
Version 2
Version 3
Version 4
Interphase
Prophase
Metaphase
Anaphase
Telophase

 

How to use this page - Video

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Procedure Step
Chemical preparation Add Chemicals (HCl, Carnoy)
   
Prepare onion root tip Tip in HCL
   
Separate root tip Cut tip
   
Prepare slide Make smear of dividing cells with cork