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The abbreviation for microtubule organizing center, a region inside the cell where microtubules are organized into tubular structures.



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Cell division

... and held together by a centromere (at which point in M - mitosis - will split apart, and each separate chromatid will go towards the centrioles/MTOC). Homologous chromosome is the 'pairing' up of the maternal chromosome with the paternal chromosome, which is usually observed in meiosis 1.

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by kolean
Wed Mar 24, 2010 10:59 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell division
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Proteins in Mitosos and the Cell Cycle :)

... as well as the cyclin-dependent kinases for those proteins (CDK-A, etc..)., For the second one, you should look at the associated proteins of the MTOC and centriole.

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by jyaron
Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Proteins in Mitosos and the Cell Cycle :)
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Views: 3210

Re: chromatids

... Thus a chromatid is a single chromosome (which is observed at the end of anaphase/telophase as the attached spindle pulls it back toward the MTOC) that is tightly condensed (telomeres, centromere, and basically heterochromatin that is the chromosome: be it paternal or maternal).

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by kolean
Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:51 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: chromatids
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Re: Few questions about biology

... from the centrioles. Centrioles duplicated during the late G1 phase as the nuclear envelope regresses back into the ER. The centrioles are the MTOC (mitotic tubulin organizing center) that takes the protein of polymerization (tubulin) and forms the microtubules for the astral and centrosomal ...

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by kolean
Tue Oct 13, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Few questions about biology
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Views: 8967

Confusing Information in my Book

The tubulin construct the microtubule at the MTOC as i know And some MAP does effect on it and have the function of connect to other filaments but the "construt" ...

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by whirlboy
Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:23 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Confusing Information in my Book
Replies: 6
Views: 2966
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