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Researchers unravel mechanisms that control cell size

20:00 EDT 15 May 2019 | AAAS

(University of California - San Diego) A multidisciplinary team has provided new insight into underlying mechanisms controlling the precise size of cells. The researchers found that 'the adder,' a function that guides cells to grow by a fixed size from birth to division, is controlled by specific proteins that accumulate to a threshold.

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