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.

The Scientist Staff
Mar 23, 2016

EMBL/JOANA BORREGO-PINTO

(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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