Duration of nuclear cycle 12

Value 12 min Range: Table - link min
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. diagram fig.1 and p.43 table 1 link PubMed ID6411748
Method differential interference contrast optics, combined with cinematography
Comments the duration of that portion of the mitotic period that lacks a discrete nuclear envelope is 3 min
Entered by Uri M
ID 103006