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Which phase of the cell cycle is the longest and shortest?

The interphase was the longest of the cell cycles because the cells are preparing to divide and this is where proteins and organelles happening. The anaphase stage was the shortest.

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In respect to this, which phase of cell cycle is the shortest?

The mitotic phase includes both mitosis and cytokinesis which is usually the shortest part of the cell cycle. Interphase accounts about 90%of the cycle; during interphase the cell grows and copies its chromosomes in preparation for cell division.

One may also ask, which part of cell cycle takes longest? interphase

Regarding this, which phase of the cell cycle is the longest and why?


What is the lifespan of a cell called?

Skin cells live about two or three weeks. Colon cells have it rough: They die off after about four days. Sperm cells have a life span of only about three days, while brain cells typically last an entire lifetime (neurons in the cerebral cortex, for example, are not replaced when they die).

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