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Dec 21, 2015

During meiosis, oocytes must attach homologous chromosomes to opposite spindle poles, but the cells take several hours to assemble a bipolar spindle.... (more)


Nov 23, 2015

Cells move through complex 3D environments in vivo, but studying 3D modes of migration in vitro remains a major challenge.... (more)


Oct 26, 2015

After entering a cell, many viruses move toward the nucleus by binding to the microtubule-based motor protein dynein.... (more)


Sep 28, 2015

The cytokinetic cleavage furrow must be carefully aligned with the spindle midzone during asymmetric cell division.... (more)


Aug 31, 2015

During mitosis, numerous proteins accumulate around the mitotic spindle to help it assemble and segregate sister chromatids correctly.... (more)