The yeast cell cycle and what it has taught us

Iain Hagan, PhD of Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, UK discusses the yeast cell cycle and what it has taught us in cancer research. Prof. Hagan explains what makes yeast cells suitable for investigating processes of the cell division cycle. He further explains which concepts have been derived from studying yeast cells, such as the concept of Start and its equivalent, the restriction point, in human cells, and checkpoints.
Recorded at the 2016 National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Conference in Liverpool, UK.

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