Phragmoplast Microtubules Undergo Changes in Organization During Cell Plate Formation

Phragmoplast Spindle

Microtubules are the most visible component of the cytoskeletal elements involved in cytokinesis, such as the premitotic pre-prophase band (Fig. 2A) and the phragmoplast. They have been the subject of hundreds of studies of dividing plant cells, both at the light and the electron microscope level of analysis. Here we only review contributions made by electron microscopy to the study of the phragmoplast and cell plate of cryofixed cells. Figures 2 and 3 illustrate the organization of the MT...

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