"Centromere" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The clear constricted portion of the chromosome at which the chromatids are joined and by which the chromosome is attached to the spindle during cell division.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Centromere" by people in Profiles.
Two Pif1 Family DNA Helicases Cooperate in Centromere Replication and Segregation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. 2019 01; 211(1):105-119.
Chromosomal inversion differences correlate with range overlap in passerine birds. Nat Ecol Evol. 2017 Oct; 1(10):1526-1534.
Refined Pichia pastoris reference genome sequence. J Biotechnol. 2016 Oct 10; 235:121-31.
Population-based 3D genome structure analysis reveals driving forces in spatial genome organization. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Mar 22; 113(12):E1663-72.
Regional centromeres in the yeast Candida lusitaniae lack pericentromeric heterochromatin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Sep 29; 112(39):12139-44.
Comparative 3D genome structure analysis of the fission and the budding yeast. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0119672.
Comparative analysis of metazoan chromatin organization. Nature. 2014 Aug 28; 512(7515):449-52.
Mutations in CENPE define a novel kinetochore-centromeric mechanism for microcephalic primordial dwarfism. Hum Genet. 2014 Aug; 133(8):1023-39.
Centromere reference models for human chromosomes X and Y satellite arrays. Genome Res. 2014 Apr; 24(4):697-707.
Esperanto for histones: CENP-A, not CenH3, is the centromeric histone H3 variant. Chromosome Res. 2013 Apr; 21(2):101-6.