kinetochore


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kinetochore

[kə′ned·ə‚kȯr]
(cell and molecular biology)
Within the centromere, the granule upon which the spindle fibers attach.
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Clastogenic and aneugenic effects have been monitored by the assessment of MN in combination with kinetochore analysis.
A mechanomolecular model for the movement of chromosomes during mitosis driven by minimal kinetochore bicyclic cascade.
The kinetochore EGFP fusion proteins can be used in modern fluorescence microscopy techniques to determine
Concavity of the meiosis I spindle poles persists as the kinetochore fibers shorten in anaphase (Fig.
Among the missing elements were kinetochores, the complexes of protein at the chromosomes' centromeres.
To understand the structural organization of the kinetochore-microtubule interface, a clear overview of the relevant players and their role and position in the kinetochore is needed.
Here, there, and everywhere: kinetochore function on holocentric chromosomes.
Chromosomal localization of the genes encoding the kinetochore proteins CENPE and CENPF to human chromosomes 4q24 [right arrow] q25 and 1q32 [right arrow] q41, respectively, by fluorescence in situ hybridization.
the diffuse kinetochore condition, is a synapomorphy for the Cyperaceae and Juncaceae clade (Greilhuber, 1995).
Kinetochore detection in micronuclei: an alternative method for measuring chromosome loss.
2 HEALTHY DAUGHTERS Protein structures called kinetochores (red) are largely responsible for a crucial task: ensuring that each daughter cell produced when a cell divides in two ends up with a complete set of chromosomes.