Early Developmental Processes in Developmental Biology

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During cleavage, what happens to the cytoplasmic volume?

It does not increase

How is the division of egg cytoplasm without increasing its volume accomplished?

By abolishing the growth period between cell divisions

What are the cleavage-stage cells called?


What does the zygotic genome do in early-cleavage embryos?

It does not function

When do relatively few mRNAs start to be made during cleavage?

Relatively late in cleavage

Learn about the process of cleavage and the formation of blastomeres in early developmental biology. Understand the significance of mitotic divisions and the role of egg cytoplasm in the development of multicellular organisms.

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