Fig.1. Cell Division (image) Osaka University Share Print E-Mail Caption During cell division, an increase in Mg2+, which is released by the ATP hydrolysis, contributes to chromosome condensation. Credit National Institute of Genetics & Osaka University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.