Q6.5. Could the cell shown above proceed past the metaphase checkpoint exactly in its current state, without any additional changes in the spindle or chromosomes? a.No, because each spindle pole

has extra micro-tubules that are not attached to chromosomes. b.No, because not all chromosomes are fully attached to the spindle or lined up along the midline. c.Yes, because each chromosome is attached to the spindle and they are lined up on the midline. d.Yes, because each chromosome has sister chromatids, allowing cohesin to dissolve.

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