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Nif 1 , a novel mitotic inhibitor in Schizosaccharomyces pombe ent of the Wee 1 – Mik 1 pair , as shown by the observation

@inproceedings{Wu2013Nif1,
  title={Nif 1 , a novel mitotic inhibitor in Schizosaccharomyces pombe ent of the Wee 1 – Mik 1 pair , as shown by the observation},
  author={Lin Wu and Paul Russell},
  year={2013}
}
ent of the Wee1–Mik1 pair, as shown by the observation Lin Wu and Paul Russell1 that wee1– mutants have a wee phenotype (Nurse, 1975), Departments of Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, The Scripps undergoing mitosis and cell division at half the length of Research Institute, 10666 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, wild type, whereas the mik1– mutation has no effect on CA 92037, USA cell size (Lundgren et al., 1991). However, simultaneous 1Corresponding author inactivation of wee1 and mik1… 

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