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Mechanisms of asymmetric cell division: flies and worms pave the way.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18431399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Asymmetric cell division is fundamental for generating diversity in multicellular organisms. The mechanisms that govern asymmetric cell division are increasingly well understood, owing notably to studies that were conducted in Drosophila melanogaster and Caenorhabditis elegans. Lessons learned from these two model organisms also apply to cells that divide asymmetrically in other metazoans, such as self-renewing stem cells in mammals.
Authors:
Pierre Gönczy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nature reviews. Molecular cell biology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1471-0080     ISO Abbreviation:  Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol.     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-23     Completed Date:  2008-05-05     Revised Date:  2008-10-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100962782     Medline TA:  Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  355-66     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), School of Life Sciences, Lausanne, Switzerland. Pierre.Gonczy@epfl.ch
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Caenorhabditis elegans / cytology*
Cell Cycle Proteins / metabolism
Cell Division / physiology*
Cell Polarity
Centrosome / metabolism
Drosophila Proteins / genetics,  metabolism
Drosophila melanogaster / cytology*
Embryo, Nonmammalian / cytology,  physiology
GTP-Binding Protein alpha Subunits / metabolism
Helminth Proteins / genetics,  metabolism
Juvenile Hormones / genetics,  metabolism
Mitotic Spindle Apparatus / metabolism,  ultrastructure
Protein Folding
Receptors, Notch / genetics,  metabolism
Signal Transduction / physiology
Ubiquitin-Protein Ligases / genetics,  metabolism
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cell Cycle Proteins; 0/Drosophila Proteins; 0/GTP-Binding Protein alpha Subunits; 0/Helminth Proteins; 0/Juvenile Hormones; 0/Receptors, Notch; 0/numb protein, Drosophila; EC 6.3.2.19/Ubiquitin-Protein Ligases; EC 6.3.2.19/neur protein, Drosophila

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