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XB-ART-44863
Curr Biol. September 27, 2011; 21 (18): R688-90.

Chromosome segregation: spindle mechanics come to life.

Dumont S .


Abstract
Chromosome segregation is a mechanical process, and the spindle generates, and is subject to, mechanical force. A recent study probes how the mechanical architecture of the spindle allows it to maintain mechanical integrity despite these forces.

PubMed ID: 21959154
Article link: Curr Biol.

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