What does mitosis mean? Cells divide in order to create new cells. Mitosis is the process required to create a new cell. A cell that is about to divide is called a mitotic figure. Pathologists can see mitotic figures when they look at a tissue sample under the microscope. Mitotic figures are easy to see …
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What is Ki-67? A new cell is created when an old cell divides and becomes two cells. For most cells in our body this process is called mitosis. However, not all cells are able to divide. Ki-67 is a test pathologists perform to look for dividing cells. The test allows pathologists to see a protein made …
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