OBO ID: GO:0051013
Term Name: microtubule severing Search Ontology:
  • microtubule severing activity
Definition: The process in which a microtubule is broken down into smaller segments. Severing enzymes remove dimers from the middle of the filament to create new ends, unlike depolymerizing kinesins that use ATP to uncap microtubules at their ends. 27037673
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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