Centriole separation in DNA damage-induced centrosome amplification.

@article{Saladino2009CentrioleSI,
  title={Centriole separation in DNA damage-induced centrosome amplification.},
  author={Chiara Saladino and Emer Bourke and Pauline C. Conroy and Ciaran G Morrison},
  journal={Environmental and molecular mutagenesis},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 8},
  pages={725-32}
}
Altered centrosome numbers are seen in tumor cells in response to DNA damaging treatments and are hypothesised to contribute to cancer development. The mechanism by which the centrosome and chromosome cycles become disconnected after DNA damage is not yet clear. Here, we show that centrosome amplification occurs after ionising radiation (IR) in chicken DT40 cells that lack DNA-PK, Ku70, H2AX, Xpa, and Scc1, demonstrating that these activities are not required for centrosome amplification. We… CONTINUE READING

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