Maturation-Promoting Factor

Known as: MPF, M-Phase-Promoting Factor, M Phase Promoting Factor 
M Phase-Promoting Factor is a protein kinase complex that drives both the mitotic and meiotic cycles in all eukaryotic organisms. In meiosis it… (More)

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2013
2013
BACKGROUND Evaluate and compare the utility of serum folate receptor alpha (FRA) and megakaryocyte potentiating factor (MPF… (More)
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2009
2009
Fertilization induces a species-specific Ca(2+) transient with specialized spatial and temporal dynamics, which are essential to… (More)
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2008
2008
Cdc25 dual-specificity phosphatases coordinate entry into mitosis through activating dephosphorylation of the Mitosis-Promoting… (More)
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2006
2006
Maturation promoting factor (MPF), a complex of cyclin-dependent kinase 1 and cyclin B, drives oocyte maturation in all animals… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The importance of mitotic spindle checkpoint control has been well established during somatic cell divisions. The… (More)
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2001
2001
Progression through meiosis requires two waves of maturation promoting factor (MPF) activity corresponding to meiosis I and… (More)
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2000
2000
Although maturation/M phase promoting factor (MPF) can activate autonomously in Xenopus egg cytoplasm, indirect evidence suggests… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Mitosis is regulated by MPF (maturation promoting factor), the active form of Cdc2/28-cyclin B complexes. Increasing… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Oocyte meiotic maturation is triggered by different stimuli (hormones, unknown signals through cell interactions) in different… (More)
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1978
1978
  • Karen Drury
  • Differentiation; research in biological diversity
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A method for the large scale extraction of Maturation Promoting Factor (MPF) from in vitro matured oocytes of Xenopus laevis is… (More)
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