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Cell biology: DNA versus membrane

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Ling Juan Wu, Professor Jeff ErringtonORCiD


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Before it divides, a bacterium must move its replicated chromosomes away from the site of division, or risk having its DNA trapped in the membranes that separate the divided cells. How does it avoid this catastrophe? ©2008 Nature Publishing Group.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Wu LJ, Errington J

Publication type: Note

Publication status: Published

Journal: Nature

Year: 2008

Volume: 451

Issue: 7181

Pages: 900-901

ISSN (print): 0028-0836

ISSN (electronic): 1476-4687


DOI: 10.1038/451900a

PubMed id: 18288177