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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
Regulation of microtubule (MT) dynamics is essential for proper spindle assembly and organization. Kinesin-8 family members are… Expand
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2008
2008
Alignment of the mitotic spindle along a preformed axis of polarity is crucial for generating cell diversity in many organisms… 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
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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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2004
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
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We purified microtubules from a mammalian mitotic extract and obtained an amino acid sequence from each microtubule-associated… Expand
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2001
2001
We generated a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in which the sole source of alpha-tubulin protein has a cys-to-ser mutation at… Expand
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2000
2000
Saccharomyces cerevisiae cnm67Delta cells lack the spindle pole body (SPB) outer plaque, the main attachment site for astral… Expand
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1991
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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