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Actin disassembly: How to contract without motors?

By K. Harasimov and M. Schuh


Contractile actin networks take on various functions in cells. How disordered actin networks contract is still poorly understood. A recent study proposes a contractile mechanism that is driven by actin disassembly and required to prevent chromosome losses in starfish oocyte

Year: 2018
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.02.019
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