News tagged with segregation

Measuring the strength needed to move chromosomes

( -- It’s about as long as the width of a human hair and only half that length across. So it’s tiny — measured in millionths of a meter — and extremely tricky to manipulate. But the meiotic spindle plays ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Dartmouth researchers find new protein function

A group of Dartmouth researchers has found a new function for one of the proteins involved with chromosome segregation during cell division. Their finding adds to the growing knowledge about the fundamental workings of cells, ...

dateJan 09, 2009 in
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