Unit

UNIT 13.4 Movement of Nuclei

  1. Sigrid Reinsch

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471143030.cb1304s10

Current Protocols in Cell Biology

Current Protocols in Cell Biology

How to Cite

Reinsch, S. 2001. Movement of Nuclei. Current Protocols in Cell Biology. 10:13.4:13.4.1–13.4.28.

Author Information

  1. NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: APR 2001

Abstract

This unit describes the first assay that reconstructs the movement of the female pronucleus in the newly fertilized frog egg. Nuclei are assembled in frog egg extracts and translocated along microtubules using the microtubule motor dynein.