Chromosome Segregation: Keeping Kinetochores in the Loop
Author(s)Schmidt, Jens Christopher; Cheeseman, Iain McPherson
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The Ndc80 complex is a key component of the kinetochore–microtubule interface. Two studies now demonstrate that a conserved loop region within the extended coiled-coil of Ndc80 plays an unexpected role in recruiting proteins to the kinetochore.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Biology; Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Schmidt, Jens C., and Iain M. Cheeseman. “Chromosome Segregation: Keeping Kinetochores in the Loop.” Current Biology 21, no. 3 (February 2011): R110-R112. © 2011 Elsevier Ltd.
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