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Postby amoebapower » Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:28 pm

does anyone know what a centrosome is good for? i looked in many textbooks and on many websites and i couldnt find anything on them if anyone knows anything please let me know
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Postby Terry K. » Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:31 pm

Here's what I found on the internet, it's just a definition, so maybe you can fudge it: The primary microtubule organising center (MTOC) of animal cells, that divides prior to cell division each daughter MTOC acts as one pole of the spindle apparatus. The centrosome usually contains a pair of centrioles.
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Postby th1_rhs13 » Sat Dec 03, 2005 12:57 pm

A brief search will divuldge that vast applications of centrioles (somes), I shall aid you: Meisosis, Mitosis, and Microtubles.
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