Licensing

Attribution_nc_sa
Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike:This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial Share Alike License. View License Deed | View Legal Code
Comments: Powered by Pnyxe

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

Grouping

This image is part of a group.

Imaging

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