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A brief history of error.

Murray A...(+1 more)

Nature cell biology, vol. 13, issue 10 (2011) pp. 1178-82 Published by Nature Publishing Group

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Abstract

The spindle checkpoint monitors chromosome alignment on the mitotic and meiotic spindle. When the checkpoint detects errors, it arrests progress of the cell cycle while it attempts to correct the mistakes. This perspective will present a brief history summarizing what we know about the checkpoint, and a list of questions we must answer before we understand it.

Author-supplied keywords

  • 20th Century
  • 21st Century
  • Animals
  • Cell Biology
  • Cell Biology: history
  • Cell Cycle
  • Cell Cycle Checkpoints
  • Cell Cycle: genetics
  • Chromosomes
  • Chromosomes: metabolism
  • DNA Damage
  • History
  • Humans
  • Signal Transduction
  • Spindle Apparatus
  • Spindle Apparatus: metabolism

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