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Table 1 Summary of comparative data

From: Anaphase B spindle dynamics in Drosophila S2 cells: Comparison with embryo spindles

  Drosophila syncytial embryo (cycle 12) 10,11 Drosophila S2 cells
Duration:   
NEB-telophase 5-6 min 40-50 min
Pre-anaphase B steady
state
1-2 min 30-40 min
Pre-anaphase B spindle
length
10 μm 8.6 μm
Anaphase B spindle length
change
5 μm 5 μm
MT flux rates:   
Pre-anaphase B 0.053 ± 0.013 μm/s 0.05 ± 0.006 μm/s
Anaphase B 0.008 ± 0.019 μm/s 0.03 ± 0.007 μm/s
Anaphase B rate 0.08 ± 0.015 μm/s 0.017 μm/s
Chromosome segregation
rate
0.11 ± 0.019 μm/s 0.0098 ± 0.0047 μm/s
MT plus end distribution
at anaphase B
Redistribution to the equator Partial redistribution to the equator
MT turnover at pole:   
Pre-anaphase B 81.0 ± 14.3% 113.1 ± 12.3%
Anaphase B 45.8 ± 11.2% 71.8 ± 21.2%