Celebrating 50 years of the cell cycle

@article{Dubrovsky2003Celebrating5Y,
  title={Celebrating 50 years of the cell cycle},
  author={Joseph G. Dubrovsky and Victor B. Ivanov},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2003},
  volume={426},
  pages={759-759}
}
To round off a year of scientific commemoration, let's raise a glass to Howard and Pelc. 
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Universal control mechanism regulating onset of M-phase
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The onset of M-phase is regulated by a mechanism common to all eukaryotic cells and requires p34cdc2 dephosphorylation and association with cyclin.