Term Information [More information on microtubule organizing center]

Accession
GO:0005815
Name
microtubule organizing center
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
MTOC, microtubule organising centre
Definition
An intracellular structure that can catalyze gamma-tubulin-dependent microtubule nucleation and that can anchor microtubules by interacting with their minus ends, plus ends or sides. Source: ISBN:0815316194, GOC:vw, PMID:17072892, PMID:17245416, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microtubule_organizing_center
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0005815 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_generic
goslim_candida
goslim_chembl
goslim_yeast
Community
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Ancestors of microtubule organizing center (GO:0005815)
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microtubule organizing center [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular (GO:0005622)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular part (GO:0044424)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) organelle (GO:0043226)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular organelle (GO:0043229)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043228)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043232)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organelle part (GO:0044422)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cytoskeleton (GO:0005856)
microtubule organizing center [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular organelle part (GO:0044446)
microtubule organizing center [is_a relation] is_a  cytoskeletal part (GO:0044430)
microtubule organizing center [part_of relation] part_of  microtubule cytoskeleton (GO:0015630)
Children of microtubule organizing center (GO:0005815)
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centrosome (GO:0005813) [is_a relation] is_a  microtubule organizing center
ciliary basal body (GO:0036064) [is_a relation] is_a  microtubule organizing center
equatorial microtubule organizing center (GO:0000923) [is_a relation] is_a  microtubule organizing center
interphase microtubule organizing center (GO:0031021) [is_a relation] is_a  microtubule organizing center
microtubule organizing center part (GO:0044450) [part_of relation] part_of  microtubule organizing center
spindle pole body (GO:0005816) [is_a relation] is_a  microtubule organizing center