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    Correct usage of colchicine to induce polyploidy

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    In a normal diploid cell, polyploidy can be induced by treatment with colchicine. The drug must exert its effect during which phase of the cell growth or division?

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    Mitotic poisons are chemicals that arrest the mitotic apparatus in the dividing cells and ...

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    The correct usage of colchicine to induce polyploidy are examined.

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