Kinetochore Attachment

How the Hec Can a Cell Do It?

Shang Cai, Claire Walczak

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Abstract

Creating stable yet flexible attachments of spindle microtubules to the kinetochore is critical for facilitating chromosome congression, segregation, and checkpoint signaling. Two new studies have elucidated the molecular details of how the Ndc80 complex mediates this dynamic attachment.

Original languageEnglish
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume18
Issue number23
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 9 2008

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Kinetochores
kinetochores
Chromosome Segregation
chromosome segregation
Chromosomes
Microtubules
microtubules
cells

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Kinetochore Attachment : How the Hec Can a Cell Do It? / Cai, Shang; Walczak, Claire.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 18, No. 23, 09.12.2008.

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