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Term Information

Accession
GO:0000776
Name
kinetochore
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
GO:0005699
Definition
A multisubunit complex that is located at the centromeric region of DNA and provides an attachment point for the spindle microtubules. Source: GOC:elh
Comment
Note that the kinetochore overlaps the centromeric DNA, but centromeric DNA is not part of the kinetochore.
History
See term history for GO:0000776 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
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Parents of kinetochore (GO:0000776)
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kinetochore [is_a relation] is_a  supramolecular complex (GO:0099080)
kinetochore [is_a relation] is_a  intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043232)
kinetochore [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  chromosome, centromeric region (GO:0000775)
Children of kinetochore (GO:0000776)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
RZZ complex (GO:1990423) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  kinetochore
NMS complex (GO:0031617) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  kinetochore
condensed chromosome kinetochore (GO:0000777) [is_a relation] is_a  kinetochore
Wikipedia
Kinetochore