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Aren't they what create the spindles that seperate a cell during cell-devision?

 

They create spindles that brace against the cell-wall, and then create axial spindles and increase their length to push both ends of the cell away from each other during anophase; then, an actin band around the cell pinches down to split the cell in two.

 



\          .         /
\         .        /
--L================L--
/         .        \
/          .         \

^bracing spindles against the
cell-wall

= is axial spindle, elongating it pushes opposite
ends of the cell away from each other

dots are where the actin band would go

 

google cytokinetics for more, i suppose.

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