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Plant And Animal Cells

Centrioles

CENTRIOLES

Centrioles generally appear in animal cells as two cylinders at right angles to one another, close to the nucleus. When viewed with an electron microscope, the cylinder show up as nine bundles of tiny microtubules arranged in a circle. The centrioles help to form the spindle fibers. Spindle fibers are microtubules that move chromosomes around when the cell is dividing.

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