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astral microtubule

Any of the spindle microtubules that radiate in all directions from the spindle poles and are thought to contribute to the forces that separate the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Kif18B is a newly discovered plus-tip-tracking protein that is enriched on astral microtubule (MT) ends during early mitosis… Expand
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2011
2011
Cytokinesis is controlled by the central spindle and astral microtubules. In this paper, we show that the scaffold protein… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The cytokinetic furrow arises from spatial and temporal regulation of cortical contractility. To test the role microtubules play… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Microtubules of the mitotic spindle are believed to provide positional cues for the assembly of the actin-based contractile ring… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In animal and yeast cells, the mitotic spindle is aligned perpendicularly to the axis of cell division. This ensures that sister… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
As in many polarized cells, spindle alignment in yeast is essential and cell cycle regulated. A key step that governs spindle… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • G. Mack, D. Compton
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 10122316
We purified microtubules from a mammalian mitotic extract and obtained an amino acid sequence from each microtubule-associated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Saccharomyces cerevisiae cnm67Delta cells lack the spindle pole body (SPB) outer plaque, the main attachment site for astral… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The position of a mono-oriented chromosome changes as it oscillates to and from the pole to which it is attached. Such… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
During mitosis in cultured newt pneumocytes, one or more chromosomes may become positioned well removed (greater than 50 microns… Expand
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