Table 2.

Distribution of anterior complex components along the AP axis as determined by immunostaining

Egg length* ± s.d. (n) at:
Component and genotypeProphasePrometaphase/metaphaseAnaphaseTelophase
PAR-6 in N264.2±6.3 (21)68.4±4.3 (12)69.7±3.7 (5)66.7±4.7 (6)
PAR-6 in par-265.2±8.9 (10)74.7±4.0 (8)77.6±4.7 (7)98.2±3.6 (4)
PAR-3 in N252.1±5.5 (21)53.8±2.8 (5)55.7±3.0 (6)64.3±2.6 (3)
PAR-3 in par-260.3±5.1 (5)73.9±1.8 (3)91.3±10.1 (3)93.7±7.7 (5)
PKC-3 in N255.4±2.7 (6)51.3±4.4 (5)48.2±0.3 (2)52.1±4.9 (2)
PKC-3 in par-261.1±7.7 (14)74.7±15.5 (5)75.2±12.7 (9)94.6±5.4 (8)
  • * The average distance along the long axis (anterior=0; posterior=100) at which the posterior-most cortical staining could be detected. Stage was determined by DAPI staining.