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Keyword - Chromosome partition (KW-0159)


Protein involved in chromosome partition, the process by which newly replicated plasmids and chromosomes are actively segregated prior to cell division. E.g., par and soj which contribute to efficient chromosome partitioning by serving functions analogous to centromeres (i.e. pairing or positioning of sister chromosomes).


  • Chromosome segregation


Biological process

Gene Ontology


chromosome segregation [ GO:0007059 ]


Chromosome partitionBiological process
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