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Cell cycle

Oscillation sensation

Various molecular actors play out the scene in which a cell exits mitosis — nuclear division — before entering the next cell cycle. One of them, the protein Clb2, steps back into the spotlight. Another, Clb5, bows out.

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Figure 1: The cell cycle in early embryonic cells and somatic cells.
Figure 2: Cell-cycle control in budding yeast.


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