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Research Article

A Safeguard Mechanism Regulates Rho GTPases to Coordinate Cytokinesis with the Establishment of Cell Polarity

  • Franz Meitinger,

    Affiliation: Molecular Biology of Centrosomes and Cilia Unit, DKFZ-ZMBH Alliance, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Heidi Richter,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

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  • Sabrina Heisel,

    Affiliation: Molecular Biology of Centrosomes and Cilia Unit, DKFZ-ZMBH Alliance, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Birgit Hub,

    Affiliation: Department of Tumor Virology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Wolfgang Seufert,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

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  • Gislene Pereira mail

    g.pereira@dkfz.de

    Affiliation: Molecular Biology of Centrosomes and Cilia Unit, DKFZ-ZMBH Alliance, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Published: February 26, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001495

About the Authors

Franz Meitinger, Sabrina Heisel, Gislene Pereira
Molecular Biology of Centrosomes and Cilia Unit, DKFZ-ZMBH Alliance, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Heidi Richter, Wolfgang Seufert
Department of Genetics, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Birgit Hub
Department of Tumor Virology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: g.pereira@dkfz.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: FM GP HR WS. Performed the experiments: FM HR SH BH. Analyzed the data: FM HR WS GP. Wrote the paper: FM GP.