Forming chromosomes


What are the principal structural and biochemical events that drive chromosome formation as cells enter mitosis?

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Coating chromosomes

earnshaw lab projects

How do nucleolar proteins and RNAs assemble the mitotic chromosome periphery compartment and is this important?

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Segregating chromosomes

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How is centromere chromatin assembled, organised and disassembled during mitosis on an endogenous vertebrate chromosome and during human artificial chromosome (HAC) formation? 

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Ruchaud CPC Metaphase, Anaphase

Controlling the process

Ruchaud CPC Metaphase, Anaphase

How do mitotic kinases, including Cdk1 and Aurora B in the Chromosomal Passenger Complex (CPC), regulate events during synchronous entry and exit from mitosis?

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Explaining Cell Biology

An attempt to bring the beauty and wonders of the world of Cell Biology alive to a new generation of undergraduates and more advanced science and medical students

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