Term Information [More information on chromosome segregation]

Accession
GO:0007059
Name
chromosome segregation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
chromosome division, chromosome transmission
Definition
The process in which genetic material, in the form of chromosomes, is organized into specific structures and then physically separated and apportioned to two or more sets. In eukaryotes, chromosome segregation begins with the condensation of chromosomes, includes chromosome separation, and ends when chromosomes have completed movement to the spindle poles. Source: GOC:mtg_cell_cycle, GOC:mah, GOC:jl, GOC:vw
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0007059 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pombe
gosubset_prok
goslim_generic
goslim_pir
goslim_chembl
goslim_yeast
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Ancestors of chromosome segregation (GO:0007059)
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chromosome segregation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
chromosome segregation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
chromosome segregation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
chromosome segregation [is_a relation] is_a  single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
Children of chromosome segregation (GO:0007059)
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chromosome separation (GO:0051304) [part_of relation] part_of  chromosome segregation
negative regulation of chromosome segregation (GO:0051985) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  chromosome segregation
nuclear chromosome segregation (GO:0098813) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome segregation
positive regulation of chromosome segregation (GO:0051984) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  chromosome segregation
regulation of chromosome segregation (GO:0051983) [regulates relation] regulates  chromosome segregation