Film: 237

Science | 1930 | Silent | B/W


Division of a single cell grown under a light microscope 1930's
A cell showing the cell outline, the cell nucleus and the nuclear membrane, developing chromosomes inside the nucelus.
Live slide of cells preparing for division, then can visualise the chromosomes forming - they look like threads gathering towards the middle of the nucleus- metaphase stage. Clearly can see the chromosome pairs pulling apart from the centre to the poles. Cell divides after chromosomes reach the poles.

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