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Mistaken attachments cause cancer-promoting chromosome distribution errors

 
  May, 1 2001 0:36
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Mistaken attachments cause cancer-promoting chromosome distribution errors

Some chromosomes are not properly distributed to dividing cells because both of the two newly forming cells try to pull the chromosome their way, a new study says. This appears to be a major source of distribution errors -- errors that often lead to cancer.

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