QuickTime (version 3 or higher) virtual objects and movies showing 3-D computer reconstructions of early fruit fly embryos to accompany
"Microtubules and mitotic cycle phase modulate spatio-temporal distributions of F-actin and myosin II in Drosophila syncytial blastoderm embryos"
Development,  May 2000, 127(9), pages 1767-1787, see http://www.biologists.com/Development/127/09/dev7765.html
by Victoria E. Foe, Christine M. Field and Garrett M. Odell         email: vicfoe@zoology.washington.edu      odellgm@zoology.washington.edu
The "tiny" files are  smaller-file-size previews of the huge half and full versions. 
low resolution 
interactive virtual objects
full resolution 640x480 
interactive virtual objects
low resolution 
passive movies 
full resolution  640x480
passive movies 
what they show
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obj10intTiny.mov
11 MB

obj10intHalf.mov
25  MB

obj10intFull.mov
109 MB
obj10intZoom.mov
154 MB
mvy10IntHalf.mov
25 MB
mvy10intFull.mov
150 MB
Figure 3 (top)
early interphase 10
obj10myoTiny.mov
16  MB

obj10myoHalf.mov
36  MB

obj10myoFull.mov
118 MB  = 118 megabyte file! Don't try this with a phone modem...
mvy110MyoHalf.mov
27 MB
mvy10myoFull.mov
144 MB
Figure 3 (bottom)
late interphase 10
(with myosin II, blue)

obj10proTiny.mov
15  MB

obj10proHalf.mov
34 MB

obj10proFull.mov
110 MB
mvy10ProHalf.mov
25 MB
mvy10proFull.mov
218 MB
Figure 4 (top)
prophase 10
obj10metTiny.mov
10 MB

obj10metHalf.mov
18 MB

obj10metFull.mov
60 MB
mvy10metHalf.mov
19 MB
mvy10metFull.mov
183 MB
Figure 4 (bottom)
metaphase 10
obj10anaTiny.mov
16 MB

obj10anaHalf.mov
34 MB

obj10anaFull.mov
124 MB
mvy10anaHalf.mov
72 MB
mvy10anaFull.mov
286 MB
Figure 5
anaphase 10
mvyFig10Tiny.mov
13  MB

mvyFig10Half.mov
47 MB

 Figure 10: time-lapse video of chaotic contraction waves after injecting cycloheximide. ...details
mvyAntBudsTiny.mov
13   MB

mvyAntBudsHalf.mov
63  MB

mvyAnteriorBuds.mov
188 MB
time-lapse video of cytoplasmic buds forming as migrating nuclei arrive at embryo's anterior end in cycle 10.  Movie ends in cycle 14 with cellularization.
obj12metTiny.mov
6  MB

obj12metHalf.mov
12  MB

obj12metFull.mov
37 MB
metaphase 12 when pseudo cleavage furrows are deep. Field is 34 um wide, 23 um high, and 14.5 um deep (higher mag than others).