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At which stage of cell cycle colchicine arrests the spindle?

a)

Anaphase

b)

Prophase

c)

Telophase

d)

Interphase


Question ID - 3355 | Toppr Answer

At which stage of cell cycle colchicine arrests the spindle?

a)

Anaphase

b)

Prophase

c)

Telophase

d)

Interphase

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

Colchicine is an antimitotic drug (alkaloid) which is obtained from Colchicum (family-Lilliaceae). It binds to one tubulin molecule and prevents its polymerization. The depolymerisation of tubulin results in disappearance of mitotic spindle, blocking the cells mitotic chromosomal division of metaphase and anaphase



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