The astrin–kinastrin/SKAP complex localizes to microtubule plus ends and facilitates chromosome alignment

@article{Dunsch2011TheAC,
  title={The astrin–kinastrin/SKAP complex localizes to microtubule plus ends and facilitates chromosome alignment},
  author={A. Dunsch and Emily Linnane and F. Barr and U. Gruneberg},
  journal={The Journal of Cell Biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={192},
  pages={959 - 968}
}
Kinastrin is identified as a major interacting partner for astrin in mitotic cells, and is required for astrin targeting to microtubule plus ends. 
A mitotic SKAP isoform regulates spindle positioning at astral microtubule plus ends
Dynein light chain 1 and a spindle-associated adaptor promote dynein asymmetry and spindle orientation
Cdk1 phosphorylation of the kinetochore protein Nsk1 prevents error-prone chromosome segregation
Dynein light intermediate chains maintain spindle bipolarity by functioning in centriole cohesion
Astrin: A Key Player in Mitosis and Cancer
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