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A centromere is a region of DNA typically found near the middle of a chromosome where two identical sister chromatids come in contact. It is involved in cell division as the point of mitotic spindle.
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centromere ( ) n. The most condensed and constricted region of a chromosome, to which the spindle fiber is attached during mitosis
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Centromere protein E edit Centromere protein E, 312kDa PDB rendering based on 1t5c. ... is a disk protein at the centromere region of the chromatid that serves ...
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Information about centromere in the free online English dictionary and ... The centromere is the constricted point at which the two chromatids forming the ...
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Centromere summary with 6 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research information, and more. ... Search "Centromere" ...
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Sister chromatids are identical copies of a chromosome connected by a centromere. ... Examples of this type of centromere can be found scattered throughout the plant ...
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The name 'centromere' conjures many ideas from classical biology, but genome ... As in other model organisms, each centromere of members of the grass family ...
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Evolutionary centromere repositioning is a paradox we have recently discovered ... In some species the centromere shows an evolutionary history independent from ...
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When first seen, the duplicates are held together at their centromeres. In humans, the centromere contains ~1 million base pairs of DNA. ...
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a b "Entrez Gene: INCENP inner centromere protein antigens 135/155kDa" ... targeting of the chromosomal passenger complex to the centromere and midbody. ...
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What is centromere? Meaning of centromere medical term. What does centromere mean? ... The position of the centromere is constant for a specific chromosome and is ...
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Easy-to-use, talking glossary of genetic terms, produced by the National Human Genome Research Institute. ... and Molecular Biology Branch, defines centromere. ...
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Analysis of Centromere Structure and Function: A part of the NSF Plant Genome Initiative. Centromere morphology has been well-characterized in higher eukaryotes, ...
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A centromere is the region where sister chromatids join in the double ... The centromere is also where kinetochore formation takes place: proteins bind on ...
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... DNA segment in the yeast centromere binds to specific proteins, which, ... The kinetochore is a protein structure that forms at the centromere before mitosis. ...
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... centromere structural ... Centromeres are the chromosomal regions responsible for ... Centromere function requires the coordination of many ...
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