Cell copying machine: How daughters look like their mothers

Posted by on April 21, 2016 5:36 pm
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Tiny structures in our cells, called centrioles, control both cell division and motility. The number of these structures is highly monitored, with deviations causing infertility, microcephaly and cancer. A research team has uncovered the mechanism by which mother cells know that they provide the right number of centrioles to their daughters.

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