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Curr Biol. 1999 Jul 15;9(14):R531-4.

Chromosome segregation: Samurai separation of Siamese sisters.

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Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Dr. Bohr-Gasse 7, A-1030, Vienna, Austria. mglotzer@nt.imp.univie.ac.at

Abstract

How do cells ensure that sister chromatids are precisely partitioned in mitosis? New studies on budding yeast have revealed that sister chromatid separation at anaphase requires endoproteolytic cleavage of a protein that maintains the association between sister chromatids.

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10421570
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