Time lapse movie of meiosis I in a living spermatocyte from the crane fly, Nephrotoma suturalis, viewed with polarized light microscopy
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KeywordMeiosis I; Spermatocyte; Microtubules; Kinetochore microtubules; Polarized light microscopy; LC-PolScope
The events of meiosis I in a living spermatocyte obtained from the testis of a crane-fly larva are recorded in this time-lapse sequence beginning at diakinesis through telophase to the near completion of cytokinesis following meiosis I.
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