contractile ring

Known as: constriction ring 
A cytoskeletal structure composed of filamentous protein that forms beneath the membrane of many cells or organelles, in the plane of cell or… (More)
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1952-2017
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Animals and fungi assemble a contractile ring of actin filaments and the motor protein myosin to separate into individual… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We demonstrate that the contractile ring protein anillin interacts directly with nonmuscle myosin II and that this interaction is… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Microscopy of fluorescent fusion proteins and genetic dependencies show that fission yeast assemble and constrict a cytokinetic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The mechanism that positions the cytokinetic contractile ring is unknown, but derives from the spindle midzone. We show that an… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cytokinesis in many eukaryotes requires a contractile ring of actin and myosin that cleaves the cell in two. Little is known… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Stable intercellular bridges called ring canals form following incomplete cytokinesis, and interconnect mitotically or… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Fission yeast cells divide by medial cleavage using an actin-based contractile ring. We have conducted a genetic screen for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We report the cDNA sequence and localization of a protein first identified by actin filament chromatography of Drosophila embryo… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Many microfilaments and microtubules are well preserved after glycerol-extraction of HeLa cells at room temperature (22 degrees… (More)
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
Techniques of individual cell selection and precise ultramicrotomy have been employed to demonstrate that the contractile ring of… (More)
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