Term Information [More information on contractile ring]

Accession
GO:0070938
Name
contractile ring
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
constriction ring, cytokinetic ring
Definition
A cytoskeletal structure composed of filamentous protein that forms beneath the membrane of many cells or organelles, in the plane of cell or organelle division. Ring contraction is associated with centripetal growth of the membrane that divides the cytoplasm of the two daughter cells or organelles. Source: ISBN:0123645859, PMID:10791428, ISBN:0792354923, GOC:mah, PMID:17913889
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0070938 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of contractile ring (GO:0070938)
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contractile ring [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
contractile ring [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
contractile ring [is_a relation] is_a  cell part (GO:0044464)
Children of contractile ring (GO:0070938)
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actomyosin contractile ring (GO:0005826) [is_a relation] is_a  contractile ring
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