Mitosis: MCAK under the aura of Aurora B. Academic Article uri icon


  • Two new studies show that phosphorylation by Aurora B kinase controls the centromere localization and catalytic activity of the microtubule depolymerase MCAK. Physical tension from microtubule attachment may influence access of MCAK to Aurora B kinase and its opposing phosphatases.

publication date

  • May 4, 2004