28 Feb 2019
Cells divide to grow new tissues or patch up damaged ones, but when cell division goes wrong, it can cause more harm than good. To avoid dire consequences, namely disease and unwanted cell death,...
Type: Press release
28 Feb 2019
During cell division, the genetic material inside an animal cell assembles along the cell equator. In order for a cell to continue dividing after this precise moment, known as the “spindle assembly...
Type: Video
28 Feb 2019
Prof. Kono (third from the right) leads the OIST Membranology Unit, which investigates how cells change shape in response to stimuli, particularly damage to their external membranes. She recently co-...
Type: Photo
25 Feb 2019
(Actin filaments are depicted in florescent red.) During cell division in normal cells, a protein called cyclin-dependent kinase 1, or Cdk1, triggers a chain of events that causes actin filaments to...
Type: Photo
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