Homolog pairing during meiosis : dyneins on the move
Arumugam, Prakash . (2010) Homolog pairing during meiosis : dyneins on the move. Cell Cycle, Vol.9 (No.11). pp. 2059-2062. ISSN 1538-4101
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Meiosis is a specialized form of cell division that generates haploid gametes from diploid cells. This is achieved by having 1 round of DNA replication followed by 2 rounds of nuclear division. A unique aspect of meiosis is that homologous chromosomes undergo recombination that can result in formation of chiasmata. This is essential for bi-orientation of bivalents on the meiosis I spindle. But how a chromosome pairs with its homolog and engages in recombination is poorly understood.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Life Sciences (2010- ) > Biological Sciences ( -2010)|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Meiosis, Homology (Biology), Dynein|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Cell Cycle|
|Official Date:||1 June 2010|
|Page Range:||pp. 2059-2062|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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