OBO ID: GO:0070938
Term Name: contractile ring Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • constriction ring
  • cytokinetic ring
Definition: A cytoskeletal structure composed of filamentous protein that forms beneath the membrane of many cells or organelles, in the plane of cell or organelle division. Ring contraction is associated with centripetal growth of the membrane that divides the cytoplasm of the two daughter cells or organelles. (4)
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Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available