Despite over one hundred years of research, the duplication of the centrosome is a poorly understood process. Three recent papers - exploring three different kinases - may have provided the answer.
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We thank Mark Winey, Harold Fisk, Kevin O'Connell and John White for communicating results prior to publication. Work from the author's laboratory is funded by a grant to GS from the National Institutes of Health (GM 30758). EHH is supported by a senior post-doctoral fellowship from the American Cancer Society, Massachusetts Division.