Number of yolk nuclei in embryo between mitotic cycles 10-14

Value 200 unitless Range: Table- link unitless
Organism Fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster
Reference Foe VE, Alberts BM. Studies of nuclear and cytoplasmic behaviour during the five mitotic cycles that precede gastrulation in Drosophila embryogenesis. J Cell Sci. 1983 May61: 31-70. p.54 and p.55 table 5PubMed ID6411748
Method Zeiss Nomarski Differential Interference Contrast (DIC) optics. Value of 200 (precisely 199) nuclei is average of values in table 5
Entered by Uri M
ID 105863