Normal Cell Division (video) Johns Hopkins Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption A healthy cell quickly lines up its chromosomes in the middle and then pulls them apart into what will become two new cells after division is complete. The chromosomes open up and decondense after being segregated. Credit Journal of Cell Biology 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.