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*CIL – Cell Image Library accession number. Please use this to reference an image.

CIL:35617*  Cite 
Description

Time lapse movie of mitosis in Xenopus laevis tissue culture cell. The sequence illustrates the requirement for all chromosomes to be aligned on the metaphase plate before anaphase is initiated.

Technical Details

Phase contrast images were captured at 15 sec intervals using a Zeiss 200 inverted microscope with 63x 1.4NA objective lens.

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
Xenopus laevis
Cell Type
tissue culture cell
Cell Line
S3
Cellular Component
nucleus
nuclear chromosome
spindle
Biological Context
Biological Process
mitosis
chromosome organization
nucleus organization
Attribution
Names
John R. Daum
Gary J Gorbsky
Citation
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
doi:10.7295/W9CIL35617
Archival Resource Key (ARK)
ark:/b7295/w9cil35617
Sample Preparation
Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue
Dimensions
Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 518px ——
Y 396px ——
Time 15 seconds 55


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