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Cohesin is the protein responsible for binding the sister chromatids during mitosis after S phase. At metaphase, most cohesin is removed, except for some at the centromere. At Anaphase, securin, an inhibitory subunit of separase, is hydrolyzed.
Researchers reveal how bacteria adhere to cellulose fibers in the gut

Researchers reveal how bacteria adhere to cellulose fibers in the gut

Study sheds new light on mechanisms of cohesin function involved in cancer and cardiac development

Study sheds new light on mechanisms of cohesin function involved in cancer and cardiac development

Researchers identify new protein complex that regulates chromosome separation

Researchers identify new protein complex that regulates chromosome separation

Persistent DNA damage in the placenta can affect embryonic growth

Persistent DNA damage in the placenta can affect embryonic growth

New mechanism for repair of chromosomal breaks

New mechanism for repair of chromosomal breaks

New discovery on chromosomal function may shed light on human health and disease

New discovery on chromosomal function may shed light on human health and disease

Study shows how the immune system achieves antibody diversity

Study shows how the immune system achieves antibody diversity

First extensive analysis of proteins in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

First extensive analysis of proteins in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

New study correlates 80 cancer-related gene mutations with 34 AML subgroups

New study correlates 80 cancer-related gene mutations with 34 AML subgroups

Researchers elucidate how cells are blind to chromosome cohesion defects

Researchers elucidate how cells are blind to chromosome cohesion defects

Four key genes govern growth, multiplication of blood stem cells

Four key genes govern growth, multiplication of blood stem cells

New zebrafish study provides insights into causes of congenital heart defects

New zebrafish study provides insights into causes of congenital heart defects

CHOPS syndrome sheds light on key biological processes during human development

CHOPS syndrome sheds light on key biological processes during human development

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation names 15 new Damon Runyon Fellows

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation names 15 new Damon Runyon Fellows

New study reveals mechanism that compromises chromosome stability

New study reveals mechanism that compromises chromosome stability

Study: Cohesin mutations are common in melanoma and bladder cancer

Study: Cohesin mutations are common in melanoma and bladder cancer

Study: Pds5 proteins modulate behavior of cohesins to ensure proper division of cells

Study: Pds5 proteins modulate behavior of cohesins to ensure proper division of cells

Researchers find possible mechanism of how cellular memory works

Researchers find possible mechanism of how cellular memory works

Findings set the stage for identifying potential new drug targets, treatment strategies for AML

Findings set the stage for identifying potential new drug targets, treatment strategies for AML

Details about genomic landscapes of AML and endometrial cancer revealed

Details about genomic landscapes of AML and endometrial cancer revealed