Biomolecular force generation based on the principle of a gas spring

The mechanical basis of mitosis has only been understood in fragments so far. Scientists at Technische Universität Dresden have now been able to add another piece to the puzzle of cell biological mechanisms, as they report in the latest issue of the renowned scientific journal “Cell” on March 5, 2015. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)