On the reality of spindle fibers

Schrader, Franz (1934) On the reality of spindle fibers. The Biological Bulletin, 67 (3). p. 519.

URL: http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.2307/1...
DOI: 10.2307/1537531


1. By centrifuging, the fibers or components of the half-spindle are bent and distorted, not only as a group but also independently of each other. 2. Metaphases so treated continue their mitotic activities and it is concluded that the half-spindle components as seen in fixed preparations are not coagulation artefacts but have a morphological basis in the living spindle. 3. The experiments lend further support to the claim that half-spindle components and interzonal connections differ from each other in structure and certain other physical properties.

Item Type: Paper
Subjects: organs, tissues, organelles, cell types and functions > organelles, types and functions > mitosis
Communities: The Carnegie Institution Department of Genetics
Depositing User: Elizabeth Pessala
Date: 1934
Date Deposited: 19 May 2017 14:38
Last Modified: 19 May 2017 14:38
URI: https://repository.cshl.edu/id/eprint/34780

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