Phosphatases in Mitosis: Roles and Regulation
AbstractMitosis requires extensive rearrangement of cellular architecture and of subcellular structures so that replicated chromosomes can bind correctly to spindle microtubules and segregate towards opposite poles. This process originates two new daughter nuclei with equal genetic content and relies on highly-dynamic and tightly regulated phosphorylation of numerous cell cycle proteins. A burst in protein phosphorylation orchestrated by several conserved kinases occurs as cells go into and progress through mitosis. The opposing dephosphorylation events are catalyzed by a small set of protein phosphatases, whose importance for the accuracy of mitosis is becoming increasingly appreciated. This review will focus on the established and emerging roles of mitotic phosphatases, describe their structural and biochemical properties, and discuss recent advances in understanding the regulation of phosphatase activity and function. View Full-Text
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Moura, M.; Conde, C. Phosphatases in Mitosis: Roles and Regulation. Biomolecules 2019, 9, 55.
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Moura, Margarida; Conde, Carlos. 2019. "Phosphatases in Mitosis: Roles and Regulation." Biomolecules 9, no. 2: 55.
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