mitotic

Mitosis

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. Dividing cells are found in both normal tissues and in abnormal tissues such as cancers. Because cancers grow a lot faster …
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Ki-67

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 use to see how many cells can divide to create new cells. The test looks …
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