Meiosis: A kinesin on foreign tracks

eggs, Xenopus laevis oocytes grow to a gigantic size compared with somatic cells, stockpiling lipids, proteins and RNA. Their nuclei become so large that an intranuclear F-actin scaffold is required to ensure mechanical stability. So far, the structural organization and the involvement of canonical F-actin filaments in this scaffold have been debated. To… (More)