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what is cytokinesis?
the physical division of the parent cell to form two daughter cells
what happens in animals during cytokinesis?
the cells pinch in the middle until the cell eventually splits in two
what happens in plant cells during cytokinesis?
the membrane of the cell splits like in animal cells, the cell wall then creates a new cell plate in which then becomes a new wall to separate the daughter cells
what things can contribute to the regulation of the cell cycle?
physical controls on cellular division, cell cycle regulators, cancer
what are physical controls on cellular divsion?
normal cells stop dividing when they come in contact with other cells, this prevents cell overgrowth and is why our organs will only grow to a certain size