Image of the Day: Rat-Kangaroo Cell Divides

During the metaphase stage of mitosis, the chromosomes (blue) align in the center of the cell, as the microtubules (red) prepare to pull them in opposite directions, dragging them by their kinetochores (green).

The Scientist Staff
Mar 1, 2013

GE Healthcare 2012 Cell Imaging Competition, 1st Place in Microscopy, Photo by Jane Stout, Research Associate, Walczak Lab at Indiana University

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Image of the Day: Rat-Kangaroo Cell Divides

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