Pre-Lab Report SheetLab Section: .
Mitosis & Online Karyotyping Exercise
Before coming to labs carefully read the previous pages on Mitosis and Online Karyotyping then answer these pre-lab questions.Be prepared to hand in your responses to the pre-lab questions at the start of lab
1. Using your text or other sources, outline the steps or phases of mitosis by describe the
major events of each phase of the process.
2. Cite reasons why cells would undergo mitosis and how does mitosis fit into the cell cycle.
3. Suggest how the use of stains could be applied to reveal other cellular processes such as photosynthesis, cellular respiration, or meiosis?
4. During which phase of mitosis are chromosomes harvested for karyotyping and why?