cell division cycle

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cell division cycle (cdc)

the sequence of events that occur during the growth and division of cells.
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His research has focused on chromosome segregation in yeast and humans, cell polarity and morphogenesis in yeast, control of the cell division cycle and functional genomics.
Additional studies showed that OSI-7836 appears to have a different mechanism of tumor growth inhibition blocking the cell division cycle at a different point (the G2 phase) than gemcitabine.
When bound to CDK2/cyclin E, the p27 protein acts as a molecular "off switch" at a very specific point in the cell division cycle to prevent entry into DNA replication.

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