To avoid a mating mishap, yeast focus and communicate.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

During mating, yeast cells must perforate their rigid cell walls at the right place to allow cell-cell fusion. In this issue, Dudin et al. (2015; J. Cell Biol. image mating fission yeast cells with unprecedented spatiotemporal resolution. The authors find that when mating cells come into contact, they form aster-like actin structures that direct cell wall remodeling precisely to the point of contact.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • McClure, AW; Lew, DJ

Published Date

  • March 30, 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 208 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 867 - 868

PubMed ID

  • 25825514

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4384736

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-8140

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1083/jcb.201502095


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States