Answer to Question #196386 in Biology for Nicole Lynn Jeffri

Question #196386

vincristine sulfate and vinblastine sulfate, . How could this action halt mitosis?


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2021-05-31T01:23:06-0400

The vinca alkaloids (vincristine sulfate and vinblastine sulfate) bind to tubulin and inhibit microtubular formation. This binding arrests cell division at metaphase due to impaired formation of the mitotic spindle.


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