Centrosomes: hooked on the nucleus
A recent study has shown that the Hook protein ZYG-12 of Caenorhabditis elegans is essential for attachment of the centrosome to the nucleus. The results suggest a novel mechanism for the tight coupling between these two organelles, and shed new light on its biological significance.
- URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=15062118
Keywords: Animals ; Caenorhabditis elegans ; Caenorhabditis elegans Proteins/genetics/*metabolism ; Cell Cycle Proteins/genetics/*metabolism ; Cell Nucleus/*metabolism ; Centrosome/*metabolism/*physiology ; *Models ; Biological
ISREC, 155, ch. des Boveresses, CH-1066 Epalinges / Lausanne, Switzerland. Pierre.Gönczy@isrec.unil.ch
Record created on 2006-08-24, modified on 2016-08-08