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ABL1 joins the cadre of spindle orientation machinery.
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PMID:  22672996     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Directing the axis of cell division toward extrinsic and intrinsic cues plays a fundamental role in morphogenesis, asymmetric cell division, and stem cell self-renewal. Recent studies highlight the misorientation of the cell division axis as a cause of mammalian diseases, including polycystic kidney disease. Although the core regulators for oriented cell division have been identified in invertebrate model systems, we still have an imprecise picture of the relevant signaling networks in the mammalian system. The reasons for this include the lack of established approaches in mammalian cells to survey the molecules required for the spindle orientation. Here we summarize our recent study on a genome-scale RNA-mediated interference screen of human kinases to identify a new player for the oriented cell division in both culture cells and developing mammalian tissues.
Authors:
Shigeru Matsumura; Fumiko Toyoshima
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cell structure and function     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1347-3700     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7608465     Medline TA:  Cell Struct Funct     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cell Biology, Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University.
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