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2014-02-04 11:35:43

New insights into how the cells in our bodies divide could improve our knowledge of a condition linked to cancer.

2013-11-25 04:20:04

Tokyo, Nov 25, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers at Waseda University in Japan have for the first time directly observed the "molecular motor", called Xkid, that plays a critical role in facilitating

2013-09-12 11:36:20

In a study to be published in the journal Nature, two Dartmouth researchers have found that the protein cyclin A plays an important but previously unknown role in the cell division process, acting as a master controller to ensure the faithful segregation of chromosomes during cell division.

2013-08-08 15:15:20

Researchers at Warwick Medical School have identified the key role played by a team of proteins in the process of mitosis.

2012-12-26 12:46:07

New York University biologists have identified how a vital protein is loaded by others into the centromere, the part of the chromosome that plays a significant role in cell division.

2012-12-03 16:04:03

Anthrax uses a receptor on the surface of cells to inject its lethal toxins.

2012-11-09 11:08:49

Recently biologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst led by Wei-lih Lee have identified a new molecular player in asymmetric cell division, a regulatory protein named She1 whose role in chromosome- and spindle positioning wasn't known before.

2012-08-21 10:31:50

The Nek9 protein is required for chromosomes to separate into two identical groups.

2011-11-04 22:57:59

Centromeres are specialised regions of the genome, which can be identified under the microscope as the primary constriction in X-shaped chromosomes.

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2011-08-18 13:48:11

When an egg cell is being formed, the cellular machinery which separates chromosomes is extremely imprecise at fishing them out of the cell's interior.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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