Chromosome segregation: taking the passenger seat

Gerben Vader, Susanne M A Lens

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The chromosomal passenger complex (CPC) is a major regulator of mitotic and meiotic chromosome segregation. Three recent papers now elucidate the mechanisms that determine the localization of the CPC to the inner centromere.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R879-81
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 26 Oct 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Aurora Kinases
  • Centromere/metabolism
  • Chromosomal Proteins, Non-Histone/metabolism
  • Chromosome Segregation/physiology
  • Microtubule-Associated Proteins/metabolism
  • Models, Biological
  • Multiprotein Complexes/genetics
  • Phosphorylation
  • Protein Serine-Threonine Kinases/metabolism


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