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)
8. Metaphase nuclear envelope
9. Telophase nuclear envelope
0, retention of complete nuclear envelope around the chromatin with median constriction/fragmentation

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1, retention of parts of a disrupted nuclear envelope around the chromatin

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2, new envelope forms within old envelope

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3, dispersed in interzone (Basidiobolus)

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4, reappearance of nuclear envelope after metaphase

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5, retention of the nuclear envelope around the chromatin with constriction/fragmentation near the poles, and interzone is cut off from the daughter nuclei

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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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