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spindle elongation

The cell cycle process in which the distance is lengthened between poles of the spindle. [GOC:ai]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND The formation of a bipolar spindle is an essential step during cell division. Bipolar spindle assembly is driven by… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The spindle midzone-composed of antiparallel microtubules, microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs), and motors-is the structure… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
During anaphase, spindle elongation pulls sister chromatids apart until each pair is fully separated. In turn, cytokinesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Accurate nuclear position is essential for each daughter cell to receive one DNA complement. In budding yeast, a surveillance… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
INTRODUCTION During anaphase B in mitosis, polymerization and sliding of overlapping spindle microtubules (MTs) contribute to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We have identified a novel human protein, PRC1, that is involved in cytokinesis. PRC1 is a good substrate for several CDKs in… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
In higher eukaryotic cells, the spindle forms along with chromosome condensation in mitotic prophase. In metaphase, chromosomes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Two Saccharomyces cerevisiae kinesin-related motors, Cin8p and Kip1p, perform an essential role in the separation of spindle… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Dynein motor isoforms have been implicated as potential kinetochore-associated motors that power chromosome-to-pole movements… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
THE mechanics of chromosome movement, mitotic spindle assembly and spindle elongation have long been central questions of cell… Expand