metaphase plate


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metaphase plate

n.
An imaginary plane perpendicular to the spindle fibers of a dividing cell, along which chromosomes align during metaphase.
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The developing meiosis I spindle is oriented with the metaphase plate in the plane of the equatorial cleavage furrows and the poles straddling the mutually perpendicular polar cleavage furrows (Fig.
The egg spindle and metaphase plate can indeed be removed by micro-manipulations.
Karyotyping study was carried out at Human Genetics Laboratory, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and every metaphase plate was found to represent the 45, XO karyotype (Figure 2).
Frequency of chromosomes in the counted metaphase plates Number of chromosomes in each metaphase plate 94 96.
These comprised precocious migrations to poles in metaphase I and II, non-oriented chromosomes on metaphase plate in metaphase I (Figure 1B) and II (Figure 1F), laggard chromosomes in anaphase I (Figure 1C and D) and II towards the formation of micronucleus in telophase I (Figure 1E) and II, and microspores in tetrads.
Using three pairs of students, there are eight potential arrangements (23 combinations) of chromosomes at the metaphase plate.
The first polar body and the metaphase plate of an oocyte were drawn into an enucleation pipette (20 to 22 [micro]m i.