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Curr Biol. 2001 Feb 20;11(4):R128-31.

Chromosome movement: dynein-out at the kinetochore.

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Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-3200, USA. jenbanks@uclink4.berkeley.edu

Abstract

Cell biologists have long speculated that a minus end-directed motor localized at kinetochores contributes to the poleward movement of chromosomes during mitosis. Two recent studies provide direct evidence that cytoplasmic dynein can perform this function.

PMID:
11250166
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(01)00059-8
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