Chapter 8. The Role of the Centrosome in Cell Cycle Progression

  1. Prof. Dr. Erich A. Nigg
  1. Andrew M. Fry and
  2. Rebecca S. Hames

Published Online: 17 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603808.ch8

Centrosomes in Development and Disease

Centrosomes in Development and Disease

How to Cite

Fry, A. M. and Hames, R. S. (2005) The Role of the Centrosome in Cell Cycle Progression, in Centrosomes in Development and Disease (ed E. A. Nigg), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603808.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Department of Cell Biology, Am Klopferspitz 18a, 82152 Martinsried, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309801

Online ISBN: 9783527603800

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Keywords:

  • centrosomes in development;
  • centrosomes in disease;
  • cell cycle;
  • G2/M;
  • cyclin B;
  • cytokinesis;
  • G1/S

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cell Cycle Dynamics of Centrosome Structure

  • Old and New Functions of the Centrosome

  • The Centrosome in G2/M Control

  • Initiation of Cyclin B Destruction at the Centrosome

  • The Contribution of Centrosomes to Cytokinesis

  • A Role for Centrosomes in G1/S Progression?

  • In Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References