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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

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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