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Description

The micronuclear separation spindle. Nuclear pores are not empty perforations but are closed by nonetchable material. The separation spindle must elongate as microtubules lengthen and/or slide against each other as they grow. TEM taken on 5/12/91 by R. Allen with Zeiss 10A operating at 80kV. Neg. 19,800X. Bar = 0.25µm.

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Paramecium multimicronucleatum
Cell Type
cell by organism
eukaryotic cell
Eukaryotic Protist
Ciliated Protist
Cellular Component
micronucleus
microtubule associated complex

Biological Context

Biological Process
nuclear division

Attribution

Name
Richard Allen (University of Hawaii)
Link
http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/allen/
Data Qualifiers
processed data

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 3014px ——
Y 3865px ——
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