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Special Issue "Mechanisms of Mitotic Chromosome Segregation"
A special issue of Biology (ISSN 2079-7737).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 October 2016).
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Prof. Dr. J. Richard McIntosh Website E-Mail
Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0347, USA
Interests: Mechanisms of mitotic chromosome motion, microtubule dynamics, spindle structure, motor enzymes, force generation by microtubule dynamics
This volume focuses on the mechanisms by which a mitotic spindle interact with a replicated genome to assure its accurate segregation to daughter cells at the time of cell division. The following subjects are treated by world-renown specialists: 1) Foundations of modern research on mitotic mechanisms; 2) Kinetochore structure; 3) Kinetochore assembly and function; 4) Spindle assembly; 5) Spindle assembly in plant cells; 6) Chromosome congression to the metaphase plate; 7) The spindle assembly checkpoint; 8) Correcting mitotic errors; 9) Anaphase A; 10) Anaphase B.
Prof. Dr. J. Richard McIntosh
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- chromosome segregation
- mitotic spindle
- spindle assembly checkpoint
- motor enzyme
- microtubule dynamics