Rivista Biologia

Do Centrioles Generate a Polar Ejection Force?

Jonathan Wells (2005) Do centrioles generate a polar ejection force? Riv Biol 98:71-95. PMID: 15889341 Abstract: A microtubule-dependent polar ejection force that pushes chromosomes away from spindle poles during prometaphase is observed in animal cells but not in the cells of higher plants. Elongating microtubules and kinesin-like motor molecules have been proposed as possible causes, but neither accounts for all Read More ›