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Metaphase Spindle Assembly

Laboratory of Chemistry and Cell Biology, the Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10065, USA
Academic Editor: J. Richard McIntosh
Received: 3 October 2016 / Revised: 17 January 2017 / Accepted: 19 January 2017 / Published: 3 February 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Mechanisms of Mitotic Chromosome Segregation)
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A microtubule-based bipolar spindle is required for error-free chromosome segregation during cell division. In this review I discuss the molecular mechanisms required for the assembly of this dynamic micrometer-scale structure in animal cells. View Full-Text
Keywords: mitosis; cell division; microtubules; kinesin; dynein; chromosome; metaphase mitosis; cell division; microtubules; kinesin; dynein; chromosome; metaphase

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