Pronuclear migration: No attachment? No union, but a futile cycle!

Phuong A. Nguyen, Keisuke Ishihara, Martin Wühr, Timothy J. Mitchison

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How do pronuclei migrate towards each other? The zebrafish futile cycle gene is shown to encode a maternally expressed membrane protein required for nuclear attachment and migration along the sperm aster.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R409-R411
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - May 22 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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