Cell division in the pennate diatomDiatoma vulgare

  title={Cell division in the pennate diatomDiatoma vulgare},
  author={Dr. Jeremy D. Pickett-Heaps and Kent L. McDonald and David H. Tippit},
Mitosis and cytokinesis in the pennateDiatoma is described. Prior to division, a doubled “Persistent Polar Complex” (PPC), the focus of numerous cytoplasmic microtubules, migrates from near the nucleus to one side of the cell near the girdle bands, followed by the nucleus. The central dense core of the doubled PPC breaks down as a central spindle grows… CONTINUE READING