Mitosis in the neural tube

  title={Mitosis in the neural tube},
  author={F. C. Sauer},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},
  • F. C. Sauer
  • Published 1935
  • Biology
  • Journal of Comparative Neurology
The writer's interest in the mitoses of the neural tube arose as a result of finding, in the neural plate and early neural tube stages of the chick, appearances that seemed not in harmony with the usual accounts. The neural plate of the chick is obviously a single layered columnar epithelium; whose cells are attached to each other at the free surface by terminal bars. At the basal end the cells appear not to be attached to anything, and their basal ends are not evenly lined up with each other… Expand
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