Centromeric Tension

Some articles on centromeric tension:

Kinetochore Function - Verification of Kinetochore-MT Anchoring
... anchored in this situation, there is no centromeric tension, and the spindle checkpoint is activated, delaying entry in anaphase and allowing time for the cell to correct the error ... emanating from the same pole this situation does not generate centromeric tension either, and the spindle checkpoint will be activated ... This situation generates centromeric tension, and for this reason the spindle checkpoint is not activated ...

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