Pushing the (nuclear) envelope into meiosis
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3220, USA
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 4000 Jones Bridge Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, USA
Department of Genome Dynamics, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Genome Biology 2013, 14:110 doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-3-110Published: 27 March 2013
A recent study shows that a short isoform of a mammalian nuclear lamin is important for homologous chromosome interactions during meiotic prophase in mice.