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The spindle-assembly checkpoint and the beauty of self-destruction

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Mitotic exit follows shortly after microtubule attachment of the last unattached kinetochore. Two new studies illustrate the molecular basis of this dependency.

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Figure 1: A primer of mitosis.
Figure 2: Systems-level self-destruction.

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    In the version of this article initially published, in the lower part of Figure 2, the upper arrow connecting Cdc20 to the APC/C to form APC/CCdc20 pointed in the wrong direction. The error has been corrected in the HTML and PDF versions of the article.

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Musacchio, A., Ciliberto, A. The spindle-assembly checkpoint and the beauty of self-destruction. Nat Struct Mol Biol 19, 1059–1061 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/nsmb.2429

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