Self-regulated Plk1 recruitment to kinetochores by the Plk1-PBIP1 interaction is critical for proper chromosome segregation.

The polo-box domain (PBD) of mammalian polo-like kinase 1 (Plk1) is essential in targeting its catalytic activity to specific subcellular structures critical for mitosis. The mechanism underlying Plk1 recruitment to the kinetochores and the role of Plk1 at this site remain elusive. Here, we demonstrate that a PBD-binding protein, PBIP1, is crucial for… CONTINUE READING