Meiosis: Making a Synaptonemal Complex Just Got Easier

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In preparation for meiosis, chromosomes go through several massive structural transitions, including chromosome fragmentation, pairing and synapsis. A checkpoint factor and a SUMO ligase collaborate to keep things in order.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R849-R851
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number18
StatePublished - Sep 29 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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