New preprint (KKT10/19)

Another preprint from the lab. This is Midori Ishii’s work on two protein kinases KKT10 and KKT19 in Trypanosoma brucei. This organism lacks a canonical spindle checkpoint system and it was not known whether there is any regulatory mechanism for mitotic progression control. We found that these protein kinases play a key role in promoting mitotic progression.

Ishii M and Akiyoshi B (2019) Unconventional kinetochore kinases KKT10/19 promote the metaphase to anaphase transition in Trypanosoma brucei. bioRxiv (


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