Collaborative research reveals a new view of cell division

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Basic research into the mechanisms of cell division, using eggs and embryos from frogs and starfish, has led researchers to an unexpected discovery about how animal cells control the forces that shape themselves. During a key point in cytokinesis a cell’s cortex becomes an excitable medium resulting in waves that serve to regulate enzyme activities….

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Published By: ScienceDaily – Saturday, 24 October, 2015

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