The time spent in the interphase/mitosis 
for different types of cells are, in minutes
(source:  DeRobertis, E.D.P. and DeRobertis, E.M.F.: 
"Cell and Molecular Biology". Holt-Saunders 1980, p. 365)
 
Type of cell Interphase (min) Mitosis (min)
Vicia Faba root meristem (at 19o C)
1 300
150
Pisum sativum (peas) root meristem (at 20o C)
1 350
177
Chick fibroblasts (at 38o C)
660 - 720
23
Mouse spleen cultures
480 - 1 080
43 - 90
Rat jeujenum (in animal)
2 000
28
Jensen's sarcoma (in animal)
720
27
Rat corneum epithelium (in animal)
14 000
70
Crothophaga (grasshopper) neuroblast
27
181
Drosophila egg
2,9
6,2
Psammechinus (sea urchin) embryo, two to four cell stage (at 16o C)
14
28
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