Severing all ties between mother and daughter: cell separation in budding yeast

  title={Severing all ties between mother and daughter: cell separation in budding yeast},
  author={Foong May Yeong},
  journal={Molecular Microbiology},
  • F. M. Yeong
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Biology
  • Molecular Microbiology
At the end of nuclear division in the budding yeast, acto‐myosin ring contraction and cytokinesis occur between mother and daughter cells. This is followed by cell separation, after which mother and daughter cells go their separate ways. While cell separation may be the last event that takes place between the two cells, it is nonetheless under tight regulation which ensures that both cells are viable upon separation. It is becoming increasingly clear that the components of the cell separation… 

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