kinetochore definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two submicroscopic attachment things for chromosomal microtubules, present on each centromere during means of mobile division.
    • the protein structure in eukaryotes which assembles from the centromere and links the chromosome to microtubule polymers through the mitotic spindle during mitosis
    • a specialized condensed region of every chromosome that appears during mitosis where in actuality the chromatids take place collectively to form an X shape

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