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Chromosome congression: on the bi-orient express

Nature Cell Biology volume 11, pages 787789 (2009) | Download Citation

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Errors in chromosome–spindle attachments during cell division can lead to an irreversible change in chromosome number. Proper connections between chromosomes and spindle microtubules can be promoted by both chromosome-intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms during mitosis and meiosis.

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  1. Emily A. Foley and Tarun M. Kapoor are at Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, NY 10065, USA.  kapoor@mail.rockefeller.edu

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