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Curr Biol. 2001 Sep 18;11(18):R737-40.

Cell division: Biochemically controlled mechanics.

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Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305-5307, USA. drobinso@cmgm.stanford.edu

Abstract

Technical advances are providing new insights into the mechanical properties of cells. Now, by combining genetic and biochemical studies with high-resolution mechanical measurements from atomic force microscopy, the biochemical bases of mechanical processes such as cytokinesis should be discernible.

PMID:
11566116
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(01)00434-1
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