Figure 5. Schematic summary of events in one-cell embryos treated with the microfilament inhibitor cytochalasin D.

Figure 5

Schematic summary of events in one-cell embryos treated with the microfilament inhibitor cytochalasin D. Anterior is left. (a) Untreated embryo; (b) embryo exposed to cytochalasin D at or after meiosis and left continuously in inhibitor; (ce) embryos treated briefly with cytochalasin D from meiosis until the commencement of pronuclear migration (c), during pronuclear migration (d), and after pronuclear migration and pseudocleavage (e). (Reprinted, with permission, from Strome [1989], as adapted from Hill and Strome [1988].)

From: Section III, Establishment of Polarity in the One-Cell Embryo

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