Term Information [More information on kinetochore]

Accession
GO:0000776
Name
kinetochore
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
alt. id: 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
Community
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Ancestors of kinetochore (GO:0000776)
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kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular (GO:0005622)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular part (GO:0044424)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) organelle (GO:0043226)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular organelle (GO:0043229)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043228)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043232)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) organelle part (GO:0044422)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) chromosome (GO:0005694)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular organelle part (GO:0044446)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) chromosomal part (GO:0044427)
kinetochore [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) chromosomal region (GO:0098687)
kinetochore [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) macromolecular complex (GO:0032991)
kinetochore [part_of relation] part_of  chromosome, centromeric region (GO:0000775)
kinetochore [is_a relation] is_a  protein complex (GO:0043234)
Children of kinetochore (GO:0000776)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
condensed chromosome kinetochore (GO:0000777) [is_a relation] is_a  kinetochore
condensed nuclear chromosome kinetochore (GO:0000778) [is_a relation] is_a  kinetochore
Ndc80 complex (GO:0031262) [part_of relation] part_of  kinetochore
NMS complex (GO:0031617) [part_of relation] part_of  kinetochore
RZZ complex (GO:1990423) [part_of relation] part_of  kinetochore
Wikipedia
Kinetochore