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Centrosome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Centrosome
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.430.214.190.750.585.160
A11.284.430.214.190.750.820.500.500
Unique ID
D018385
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018385
Scope Note
The cell center, consisting of a pair of CENTRIOLES surrounded by a cloud of amorphous material called the pericentriolar region. During interphase, the centrosome nucleates microtubule outgrowth. The centrosome duplicates and, during mitosis, separates to form the two poles of the mitotic spindle (MITOTIC SPINDLE APPARATUS).
Entry Term(s)
Pericentriolar Region
Previous Indexing
Centrioles (1982-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/01/25
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Centrosome Preferred
Pericentriolar Region Narrower
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