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
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
0, nucleolus is dispersed and no longer recognizable during prophase

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1, nucleolus discarded between prophase and metaphase

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2, nucleolus or part of it is more persistent and is discarded after metaphase

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3, nucleolus is persistent throughout division

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17. Transient intranuclear element at late interphase-prophase




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