condensin

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condensin

[kən′den·sən]
(cell and molecular biology)
The class of proteins that form condensin complexes, which drive the coiling of interphase chromosomes, leading to their condensation prior to mitosis.
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I will use innovative methods for acute protein inactivation, developed during my postdoctoral studies, to evaluate the role of two key protein complexes involved in mitotic chromosome architecture - Condensins and Cohesins.