Assembling the Fungal Tree of Life

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Nuclear Division - Illustrated

Location code / cell type
  • ME, meiosis
  • MI, mitosis
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1. Centriole
2. Basic organization of the spindle pole
3. Microtubules in spindle pole body in circle perpendicular to nuclear envelope
4. Spindle pole body form, interphase-prophase
5. Spindle pole body form, metaphase-anaphase
6. Spindle development site
7. Spindle pole body migration (per Heath, 1980, Int. Rev. Cytol. 64:1)
0, migration before spindle formation

1, migration during spindle formation

2, formation of adjacent fan-shaped arrays of microtubules that reorient during spindle formation

3, integration of spindle pole body into invaginated nuclear envelope before spindle formation

8. Metaphase nuclear envelope
9. Telophase nuclear envelope
10. Perinuclear endoplasmic reticulum
11. Spindle vesicles
12. Central spindle
13. Metaphase plate
14. Spindle pole body cap
15. Interphase chromatin condensation
16. Nucleolus behavior
17. Transient intranuclear element at late interphase-prophase

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