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Yen TJ , Schaar BT
Kinetochore function: Molecular motors, switches and gates
Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 1996 Jun;8(3) :381-388
PMID: ISI:A1996UM87300014   
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Abstract
Kinetochores are essential for accurate chromosome segregation. Recent studies reveal that vertebrate kinetochores are sophisticated propulsion systems composed of not only force generators but also 'navigation' and 'fail-safe' mechanisms. Advances toward the understanding of the biochemical composition and activities of the components of the kinetochore have come from the molecular characterization of key proteins of the kinetochore complex.
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