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Keyword - Cilium biogenesis/degradation (KW-0970)

Definition

Protein which is involved in the formation, organization, maintenance and degradation of the cilium, a cell surface projection found at the surface of a large proportion of eukaryotic. Their most prominent structural component is the axoneme which consists of nine doublet microtubules, with all motile cilia - except those at the embryonic node - containing an additional central pair of microtubules.

Category

Biological process

GOi

cell projection organization [ GO:0030030 ]

Graphical

Cilium biogenesis/degradationBiological process