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Montage of a fission yeast cell undergoing mitosis. The microtubule structures, including the spindle, are shown in red. The motor protein klp9p is shown in green. The motor binds to the spindle specifically at anaphase B onset, where it helps elongate the spindle.

Credit: Phong Tran, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Developmental Cell

Montage of a fission yeast cell undergoing mitosis. The microtubule structures, including the spindle, are shown in red. The motor protein klp9p is shown in green. The motor binds to the spindle specifically at anaphase B onset, where it helps elongate the spindle.
 


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