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What helps cell divide?
Answer 1:

The main thing that helps cells divide is the "skeleton" of the cell.Cells have different kinds of proteins that help to drag the chromosomesto opposite sides of the original cell, then pinch a groove into the middle of the original cell to form the two new cells.



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