Nuclear envelope: torn apart at mitosis

The findings of two recent studies suggest a novel mechanism for nuclear envelope breakdown in which cytoplasmic dynein anchored on the outside of the nucleus generates tension, thus triggering tearing of the nuclear envelope.


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Curr Biol, 12, 7, R242-4
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2002
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ISREC (Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research), 155, ch. des Boveresses, CH-1066, Epalinges/Lausanne, Switzerland. Pierre.Gönczy@isrec.unil.ch
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