Born Equal: Dual Safeguards for Daughter Cell Size Symmetry

Abstract

Development and homeostasis require repeated symmetric cell divisions, which in turn depend on a centered mitotic spindle. In this issue, Kiyomitsu and Cheeseman uncover two mechanisms that ensure correct spindle positioning in anaphase: cortical dynein for pulling the spindle to the cell center and asymmetric membrane elongation that adjusts the position… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.06.035

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