Homolog pairing in S. pombe: The ends are the means

Sean M. Burgess

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The pairing of homologous chromosomes is a universal feature of meiosis and is important for the accurate segregation of chromosomes in the first of two meiotic divisions. In the March issue of Developmental Cell, Ding et al. (2004) report findings in fission yeast which point to telomere clustering and movement as being important determinants of homolog pairing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)766-768
Number of pages3
JournalMolecular Cell
Issue number6
StatePublished - Mar 26 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology


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