Neurospora Video Microscopy

New Neurospora video (from Barry Bowman)

Barry Bowman sent a collection of videos with individually tagged subcellular organelles.
They are described in Eukaryotic Cell. Additional still images are

The FGSC has many of the plasmids and strains used in these studies.

Mitochondria of Neurospora crassa arg-4 tagged. Branching hyphae back away from the tip.

Mitochondria of Neurospora crassa tagged with arg-4. Hyphal branch

Mitochondria of Neurospora crassa tagged with arg-4. Hyphal tip

Neurospora hyphae, growing tip, Golgi, vrg-4, GDP-mannose transporter

Neurospora hyphae, Vacuole, growing tip, RFP, vma-1

Neurospora hyphae, vma-1::RFP, large vacuole

Neurospora hyphae, vacuolar network, vam-3::RFP

Neurospora hyphae, growing tip, endosomes, tlg-1::RFP

Neurospora hypha, branch, septum, nca-1::GFP, endoplasmic reticulum, nuclear envelope


The following are a collection of microinjection videos sent by Jim Wilson

Thanks to Jim Wilson for sharing them with us.

Historical perspective

Video Introduction





Hyphal Tips

Low Power View


Migrating Nuclei


Other Video Resources

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Animations from P. Hickey and N. Read

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10/2/09 KMC