VU study reveals factor’s new role in cell division, migration

Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered a new molecular mechanism that regulates microtubule dynamics. The unexpected finding, reported in Developmental Cell, has implications for cancer drug discovery.

Manager of mitotic stress

The protein CK1 delays cell division to avoid the generation of defects that drive tumorigenesis.

Motor protein revs up cell division

A motor protein that helps drive cell division may be a promising new target for cancer therapeutics.

Divvying up chromosomes