A Last-Minute Rescue of Trapped Chromatin

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Program in Molecular Medicine, Worcester, MA 01655, USA.
Cell (Impact Factor: 33.12). 03/2009; 136(3):397-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2009.01.028
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ABSTRACT Chromosome segregation and cytokinesis must be tightly coordinated to ensure that chromosomes are accurately partitioned between dividing cells. In this issue, Steigemann et al. (2009) report that Aurora B kinase promotes proper chromosome segregation by delaying abscission when chromatin is trapped between dividing cells.

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