Understanding cell division

phys.org | 11/13/2017 | Staff
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Cytokinesis is the final step of the process of cell division, by which the two new cells are physically separated. This process relies on a structure called the cytokinetic ring, which needs to be linked to the plasma membrane throughout cell division.

One important linker protein is Cdc15, a membrane-binding protein that recruits other essential components to stabilize the ring.

Yeast - MariaSanta - Mangione - PhD - Kathleen

Using yeast, MariaSanta Mangione, Ph.D., Kathleen Gould, Ph.D., and colleagues identified a region within Cdc15 that is essential for cell viability, proper...
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