Dividing Cell at Critical Checkpoint

28. February 2019 - 18:00

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 checkpoint,” conditions need to be just right. Otherwise, the genetic material will be split unevenly between the two resulting cells, instigating disease and even cell death.


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