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Mitotic Spindle: Illuminating Spindle Positioning with a Biological Lightsaber

Kotak, Sachin (2018) Mitotic Spindle: Illuminating Spindle Positioning with a Biological Lightsaber. In: CURRENT BIOLOGY, 28 (22). R1308-R1310.

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Official URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.047


In metazoans, positioning of the mitotic spindle is controlled by the microtubule-dependent motor protein dynein, which associates with the cell cortex. Using optogenetic tools, two new studies examine how the levels and activity of dynein are regulated at the cortex to ensure proper positioning of the mitotic spindle.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: CELL PRESS
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to CELL PRESS
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Microbiology & Cell Biology
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2019 17:16
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2019 17:29
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/61229

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