Asymmetric Division: Motor Persistence Pays off

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A new study shows that an antagonistic force model can explain a number of complex mitotic spindle movements in the first mitosis of the Caenorhabditis elegans embryo by simply assuming that cortical force generators become increasingly persistent in their interaction with microtubules during mitosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1021-R1023
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 19 2006


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