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CIL:38676*  Cite 
Description

Dividing egg of the jellyfish (Spirocodon saltatrix showing birefringent spindles. The arrow indicates the direction of the compensator slow axis. AS the cell is rotated 90 degrees with respect to the axis, the contrast of the spindles change from dark to light.

Technical Details

See: S. Inoue and K. Dan (1951) Birefringence of the dividing cell. J Morph 89:423-455.

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
Spirocodon saltatrix
Cell Type
oocyte
Cellular Component
spindle
Biological Context
Biological Process
mitosis
Attribution
Names
Shinya Inoue
Katsuma Dan
Published
S. Inoue 2008 Collected Works of Shinya Inoue. World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore, Hackensack, NJ, USA
Citation
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
doi:10.7295/W9CIL38676
Archival Resource Key (ARK)
ark:/b7295/w9cil38676
Grouping This image is part of a group.
Imaging
Image Type
recorded image
Image Mode
polarization microscopy
Parameters Imaged
retardance
Source of Contrast
form birefringence
Visualization Methods
visualization of contiguous regions
Processing History
montage
Data Qualifiers
processed data
Sample Preparation
Methods
living tissue
Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue
Dimensions
Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 2310px ——
Y 1032px ——


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