Table 1

Quantitation of Mitotic and Interphase Defects after aurB RNAi

MitosisInterphase
Mitotic indexProphaseMetaphaseAnaphaseCytokinesisPolyploidAbnormalNormal cellsCells with a single large nucleusCells with two or more nuclei
Control cells6.5 ± 2.519.5 ± 2.022.3 ± 0.77.0 ± 0.244.3 ± 2.67.0 ± 2.5093.5 ± 3.23.0 ± 1.53.5 ± 1.7
aurB RNAi5.2 ± 1.115.1 ± 1.42.6 ± 2.11.2 ± 1.03.5 ± 2.070.1 ± 7.07.5 ± 0.828.2 ± 6.319.2 ± 5.052.6 ± 2.8