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A material, which arrests cell division, is obtained from

a)

b)

c)

d)



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A material, which arrests cell division, is obtained from

a)

b)

c)

d)

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Answer Key / Explanation : (b) -

(b)

Colchicine is an antimitotic drug (alkaloid) which is obtained from (family-Liliaceae). It binds to one tubulin molecule and prevents its polymerization. The depolymerisation of tubulin result in disappearance of mitotic spindle blocking the cell’s mitotic chromosomal division at metaphase and anaphase.

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