Pole

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Pole

A unit of area equivalent to 1/320th of one square mile.
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In some cases, the meiotic spindle pole was unattached to the cortex of the animal pole (Fig.
Transition between cubic follicular cells in the animal pole and prismatic follicular cells in the vegetative pole.
13),16)) Role of dent formation on an animal pole may relate unknown cytoplasmic determinant movement during embryo flattening.
Using black ink as a staining probe, previous studies have demonstrated that the jelly canal in the thick jelly coat on sea urchin eggs marks the position of the animal pole (2), (11).
One or 2 hr later, the darkened cells of chlorpyrifos-exposed larvae began to show extrusion from the animal pole (extrusion, not proliferation--see below).
5 [micro]g/ml colchicine, after overnight culture these caps were either lost or reduced to small abnormal shaped discs or sacs of cytoplasm at the animal pole.
1993), respectively, is perforated at the animal pole through the thick and hard chorion.
Ooplasmic segregation in the medaka egg consists of the approximately simultaneous streaming of ooplasm toward the animal pole, the saltatory movement of parcels toward the animal pole and vegetal pole, and the movement of oil droplets toward the vegetal pole (Abraham et al.
Ooplasmic segregation in this egg consists of the bulk flow of ooplasm toward the animal pole of the egg, the movement of oil droplets toward the vegetal pole, and the saltatory movement of small ooplasmic inclusions toward the animal and vegetal poles of the egg (Iwamatsu, 1973; Abraham et al.