FHSST Biology/Contents/Index/TCMS/Cells and genetics/Cell division/Mitosis

Mitosis is the process by which a cell divides into two identical daughter cells with the same number of chromosomes as the original. There are 4 phases in mitosis: Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase. (Memorizing tip: PMAT - Pee on a MAT.) Mitosis is preceded by Interphase where genetic information in a cell (DNA, deoxyribonucleic acid) is duplicated.