Microtubule organization: cell shape is destiny.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A simple self-assembly pathway generates cytoplasmic microtubule bundles that can locate the cell center and guide spindle assembly in fission yeast. The cylindrical cell shape automatically corrects spindle orientation errors, rendering a checkpoint unnecessary.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Haase, SB; Lew, DJ

Published Date

  • April 3, 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 7

Start / End Page

  • R249 - R251

PubMed ID

  • 17407755

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0960-9822

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cub.2007.02.003


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England