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Noun Concept
Categories: Chromosomes, Mitosis, Cell biology, DNA replication, Articles with short description
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centromere  kinetochore  chromosome, centromeric region
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A specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape WordNet 3.0
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A specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
The centromere is the specialized DNA sequence of a chromosome that links a pair of sister chromatids. Wikipedia
A kinetochore is a disc-shaped protein structure associated with duplicated chromatids in eukaryotic cells where the spindle fibers attach during cell division to pull sister chromatids apart. Wikipedia
Multisubunit complex that is located at the centromeric region of DNA and provides an attachment point for the spindle microtubules Wikidata
The region of a chromosome that includes the centromeric DNA and associated proteins. In monocentric chromosomes, this region corresponds to a single area of the chromosome, whereas in holocentric chromosomes, it is evenly distributed along the chrom Wikidata
A region in the middle of the chromosome involved in cell division and the control of gene expression. OmegaWiki
The central region of a eukaryotic chromosome where the kinetochore is assembled. Wiktionary
Region of a eukaryotic chromosome. Wiktionary (translation)
The protein structure in eukaryotes which assembles on the centromere and links the chromosome to microtubule polymers from the mitotic spindle during mitosis. Wiktionary
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The centromere is difficult to sequence WordNet 3.0