actomyosin contractile ring

Known as: contractile actomyosin ring, CAR, actomyosin ring 
A cytoskeletal structure composed of actin filaments and myosin that forms beneath the plasma membrane of many cells, including animal cells and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Cytokinesis, the physical separation of daughter cells at the end of mitosis, requires precise regulation of the mechanical… (More)
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2010
2010
Myosin-II (Myo2p) and tropomyosin are essential for contractile ring formation and cytokinesis in fission yeast. Here we used a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Anillin, one of the first factors recruited to the cleavage site during cytokinesis, interacts with actin, myosin II and septins… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Cytokinesis is the process by which cells physically separate after the duplication and spatial segregation of the genetic… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
After anaphase onset, animal cells build an actomyosin contractile ring that constricts the plasma membrane to generate two… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Cell shape and movements rely on complex biochemical pathways that regulate actin, microtubules, and substrate adhesions. Some of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Cytokinesis requires the coordination of many cellular complexes, particularly those involved in the constriction and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Saccharomyces cerevisiae chs2 mutants are unable to synthesize primary septum chitin, and myo1 mutants cannot construct a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Xenopus oocytes assemble an array of F-actin and myosin 2 around plasma membrane wounds. We analyzed this process in living… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND An actomyosin-based contractile ring plays a pivotal role in cytokinesis. Despite the identification of many… (More)
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