Latest Mitosis Stories
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have described a previously unknown role for the cilia protein IFT88 in mitosis, the process by which a dividing cell separates its chromosomes containing the cell's DNA into two identical sets of new daughter cells.
In the case of DNA, the package can be as important as its contents, new work with fruit flies reveals.
University of Michigan researchers have discovered that a protein known to regulate cellular metabolism is also necessary for normal cell division in blood-forming stem cells.
Scientists have discovered an amazingly simple way that cells stabilize their machinery for forcing apart chromosomes.
New research that provides potential for exciting new approaches to targeting diseases such as cancer has been announced by an international team of academics.
Dr Joseph Glavy at Stevens Institute of Technology studies the smallest and most basic elements of life.
ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced presentations for its Phase 2 oncology drug candidate, ENMD-2076.
Unless you are in a field of study related to cell biology, you most likely have never heard of Ndc80.
Researchers at the Carnegie Institution for Science, with colleagues at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology, observed for the first time a fundamental process of cellular organization in living plant cells: the birth of microtubules by studying recruitment and activity of individual protein complexes that create the cellular protein network known as the microtubule cytoskeletonâ€”the scaffolding that provides structure and ultimately form and shape to the cell.
University of Pennsylvania biologists studying human reproduction have identified what is likely the major contributing factor to the maternal age-associated increase in aneuploidy, the term for an abnormal number of chromosomes during reproductive cell division.
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