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MidbodyMidbody ring

Definition

The midbody ring is the central region of the midbody characterized by a gap in alpha-tubulin staining, although interdigitating microtubules persist through the gap. It is thought that high local protein density masks tubulin epitopes known to be present. The midbody ring serves as a scaffold for a wide variety of structural and regulatory proteins required for completion of cytokinesis.

Synonyms

Flemming body
Stembody

Category

› Cellular component

GOi

Flemming body [ GO:0090543 ]

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