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Originally described from Drosophila (Field & Alberts, 1995).   Present in cleavage furrow, in the invaginations leading to cellularization in the Drosophila embryo (see also nullo) and in ring canals (Field & Alberts, 1995).



Field, C. M. and B. M. Alberts (1995). "Anillin, a contractile ring protein that cycles from the nucleus to the cell cortex." J.Cell Biol. 131(1), 165-178.

Giansanti, M. G., S. Bonaccorsi, et al. (1999). "The role of anillin in meiotic cytokinesis of Drosophila males." J.Cell Science 112, 2323-2334.

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