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What Happens During G1 Phase?

The G1 phase is a period of the cell cycle that occurs after mitosis when the cell grows and certain cellular components replicate to prepare for DNA replication.

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G1 refers to a period in the eukaryotic cell cycle at the beginning of interphase. In general, cells in interphase are growing and synthesizing mRNA and proteins to prepare for mitosis, which is the point of cellular division. Cells continually cycle through these periods of growth and division as they accomplish the needs of an organism and replace damaged cells.

Immediately after a cell completes division, it (again) enters...

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