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Table 2 Distribution of centromeres, pericentromeric heterochromatin, and telomeres in late 1-cell embryos (PN4/PN5 stages)

From: 3D-FISH analysis of embryonic nuclei in mouse highlights several abrupt changes of nuclear organization during preimplantation development

  No. of NPBs No. of centromeric spots No. of centromeric spots not associated with NPBs Total no. of telomeric spots No. of telomeric spots associated with NPBs No. of telomeric spots not associated with NPBs
fPN 3.4 ± 2.15 16.1 ± 2.0 1.15 ± 1.14 35.0 ± 7.4 17.7 ± 4.5 15.78 ± 5.55
(n = 30) (n = 13) (n = 13) (n = 18) (n = 18) (n = 18)
mPN 4.9 ± 2.8 15.7 ± 2.5 1.08 ± 1.12 35.1 ± 6.1 16.2 ± 5.5 17.6 ± 5.27
  (n = 30) (n = 13) (n = 13) (n = 18) (n = 18) (n = 18)