centromeric

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj centromeric pertaining to the dense specialized portion of a chromosome to which the spindle attaches during mitosis
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Centromere Silencing and Function in Fission Yeast Is Governed by the Amino Terminus of Histone H3.
Cis-Acting DNA from Fission Yeast Centromeres Mediates Histone H3 Methylation and Recruitment of Sil.
Centromere Silencing and Function in Fission Yeast Is Governed by the Amino Terminus of Histone H3.
In prophase and prometaphase, cohesin release from chromosome arms occurs under the control of Polo-like kinase 1 and Aurora B, while Shugoshin is thought to prevent removal of centromeric cohesin until anaphase.
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