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During cell division, spindle pole bodies (glowing dots) move toward the ends of yeast cells to separate copied genetic information. Contractile rings (glowing bands) form in cells’ middles and constrict to help them split. This time-lapse video was captured using wide-field microscopy with deconvolution.
Related to images 6791, 6792, 6793, 6794, 6797, 6798, and video 6795.
Alaina Willet, Kathy Gould’s lab, Vanderbilt University.
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