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Control of the Cell Cycle

What happens when a cell dies inside the body and how does the body know when to make new cells?
Play the Control of the Cell Cycle Game

To cite this page
MLA style: "The Control of the Cell Cycle". Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2021. Web. 18 Oct 2021. <>

About the educational games

The educational games are based on Nobel Prize awarded discoveries and were produced between 2001 and 2012. Most games have not been updated since production (including potential scientific facts changes) and are provided here on an 'as is' basis by popular demand.

Some of the games run in modern browsers without the need of any plugin (either as a new version or using Ruffle), but many of the games still require Adobe Flash Player. Flash is an old technology that has reached end of life. These games will no longer work without a dedicated setup. If you are depending on these games in your profession, please advice your local IT support. We do not have the resources to provide support.

We are working on supporting more games without Flash.