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Microtubule-Organizing Center
MeSH HeadingMicrotubule-Organizing Center
Tree NumberA11.284.430.214.190.750.585
AnnotationDF: MTOC
Scope NoteAn amorphous region of electron dense material in the cytoplasm from which the MICROTUBULES polymerization is nucleated. The pericentriolar region of the CENTROSOME which surrounds the CENTRIOLES is an example.
Entry TermMTOC
Allowable QualifiersCH CL DE EN IM ME MI PA PH PS RA RE RI SE TR UL US VI
Previous Indexing Microtubules (1973-2000)
History Note2001; use CENTROSOME 1993-2000
Date of Entry20000706
Unique IDD022101


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Cells [A11]
   Cellular Structures [A11.284]
      Intracellular Space [A11.284.430]
         Cytoplasm [A11.284.430.214]
            Cytoplasmic Structures [A11.284.430.214.190]
               Cytoskeleton [A11.284.430.214.190.750]
Actin Cytoskeleton [A11.284.430.214.190.750.050]  +
Intermediate Filaments [A11.284.430.214.190.750.410]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeMicrotubule-Organizing Center [A11.284.430.214.190.750.585]
Centrosome [A11.284.430.214.190.750.585.160]  +
Microtubules [A11.284.430.214.190.750.602]  +
Mitotic Spindle Apparatus [A11.284.430.214.190.750.610]
Myofibrils [A11.284.430.214.190.750.620]
Neurofibrils [A11.284.430.214.190.750.640]  +

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