Skip Header

You are using a version of browser that may not display all the features of this website. Please consider upgrading your browser.

Graphical

CytoplasmCytoskeletonSpindle

Definition

The spindle is a specialized microtubule structure designed to attach and capture chromosomes in order to partition them evenly to each daughter cells.

Synonyms

Meiotic spindle
Mitotic apparatus
Mitotic spindle

Category

› Cellular component

Gene Ontology

More...
GOi

spindle [ GO:0005819 ]
UniProt is an ELIXIR core data resource
Main funding by: National Institutes of Health

We'd like to inform you that we have updated our Privacy Notice to comply with Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that applies since 25 May 2018.

Do not show this banner again