Kinetochore vs Merotelic - What's the difference?

kinetochore | merotelic |


As a noun kinetochore

is the protein structure in eukaryotes which assembles on the centromere and links the chromosome to microtubule polymers from the mitotic spindle during mitosis.

As an adjective merotelic is

(genetics) describing the attachment of one kinetochore to both mitotic spindle poles.

kinetochore

Noun

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  • the protein structure in eukaryotes which assembles on the centromere and links the chromosome to microtubule polymers from the mitotic spindle during mitosis
  • merotelic

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    Adjective

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  • (genetics) Describing the attachment of one kinetochore to both mitotic spindle poles
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