Image of the Day: Centriole Sorting

A real-time recording of starfish egg formation reveals how the cell expels its centrioles—structures involved in cell division labeled mother (green) or daughter (purple)—prior to fertilization.

By The Scientist Staff | March 23, 2016


(See J. Borrego-Pinto et al., “Distinct mechanisms eliminate mother and daughter centrioles in meiosis of starfish oocytes,” Journal of Cell Biology, 2016.)


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