Cells and Cell Fragments in An Electric Field (video) University of California - Davis Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Both whole cells and cell fragments that break off move in an electric field, but in opposite directions. Electric fields may guide cells into wounded tissue to speed repair. Credit Min Zhao and Alex Mogilner, UC Davis. Usage Restrictions May be used with acknowledgement of the source. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.