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Centrosome

"Centrosome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The cell center, consisting of a pair of CENTRIOLES surrounded by a cloud of amorphous material called the pericentriolar region. During interphase, the centrosome nucleates microtubule outgrowth. The centrosome duplicates and, during mitosis, separates to form the two poles of the mitotic spindle (MITOTIC SPINDLE APPARATUS).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Centrosome" by people in this website by year, and whether "Centrosome" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 64 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2004 and 2008 and 2010
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