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Keyword - Centromere (KW-0137)

Definition

Protein which binds centromeres or which is required for the assembly and movement of centromeres. Centromeres are the regions of replicated eukaryotic chromosomes where the two chromatids are joined together.

Synonyms

  • Chromosome pericentric region

Category

Cellular component

GOi

chromosome, centromeric region [ GO:0000775 ]

Graphical

CentromereCellular component