Dance of the Chromosomes. The movie captures the entire course of mitosis in a PtK1 (Potorus tridactylis kidney) cell from prophase through the formation of two daughter cells. This is a time-lapse movie in which the time intervals are different during different stages of mitosis (10 to 30 seconds). A time stamp is shown in the top-left corner of each frame.
Original image dimensions: 0.109 microns/pixel; 69.76 microns X 52.32 microns. Original resource provided by Alexey Khodjakov. Work conducted at Wadworth Center for Laboratories and Research, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY. Digitization Process: Recompressed with H.264 codec, automatic keyframes selected, and data rate reduced (restricted to 768 kbs optimized for streaming), music suppressed in Quicktime Pro. New file size:5.64 Mb; Duration: 00:01:00.06; Dimensions: 320 x 240; FPS: 15 ; Data rate: 786.15 kbs; Codec: H.264; Software required: Apple Quicktime 7 player: Original video created March 2000.Original resource: received from authors as avi file; tiff files were created for each time point; File size: 20.1 Mb; Duration: 00:01:00.06; Dimensions: 320 x 240 pixels; FPS: 15; Data rate: 2.8 Mbs; Codec: Apple Cinepak.
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