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GO:0005815 microtubule organizing center

Term Information

ID GO:0005815
Name microtubule organizing center
Ontology Cellular Component
Definition An intracellular structure that can catalyze gamma-tubulin-dependent microtubule nucleation and that can anchor microtubules by interacting with their minus ends, plus ends or sides.
PMID:17072892 PMID:17245416
GONUTS GO:0005815 Wiki Page

Synonyms

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Type Synonym
exact microtubule organising centre
exact MTOC

Taxon Constraints

The use of this term should conform to the following taxon constraints:
Taxon Rule Ancestor GO ID Ancestor GO Term Name Relationship Taxon ID Taxon Reference(s)
GOTAX:0000057 GO:0005623 cell only_in_taxon 131567 cellular organisms
More information on taxon constraints in GO is available here

GO Slims

This term is present in the following GO Consortium-maintained GO slims:
GO slim nameCount of all terms
goslim_candida89
goslim_generic148
goslim_yeast167

Cross-references

Database ID
InterPro IPR007259
InterPro IPR018993
UniProtKB-SubCell Centrosome
Wikipedia Microtubule_organizing_center

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0005815:
Relationship To GO:0005815 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0031021 interphase microtubule organizing center
Is a GO:0005813 centrosome
Is a GO:0005816 spindle pole body
Is a GO:0000923 equatorial microtubule organizing center
Part of GO:0044450 microtubule organizing center part
Is a GO:0036064 ciliary basal body

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Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0005815. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0005815 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0005815 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

All changes

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_yeast
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_generic
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_candida
2012-12-21 Deleted DEFINITION A cytoplasmic structure that can catalyze gamma-tubulin-dependent microtubule nucleation and that can anchor microtubules by interacting with their minus ends, plus ends or sides.
2012-12-21 Added DEFINITION An intracellular structure that can catalyze gamma-tubulin-dependent microtubule nucleation and that can anchor microtubules by interacting with their minus ends, plus ends or sides.
2012-12-21 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0044444 (cytoplasmic part)
2009-08-31 Added DEFINITION A cytoplasmic structure that can catalyze gamma-tubulin-dependent microtubule nucleation and that can anchor microtubules by interacting with their minus ends, plus ends or sides.
2009-08-31 Deleted DEFINITION A region in a eukaryotic cell, such as a centrosome or basal body, from which microtubules grow.
2009-02-08 Added XREF Wikipedia:Microtubule_organizing_center
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_yeast
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_generic
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_candida
2008-05-30 Added RELATION is a GO:0044430 (cytoskeletal part)
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION A region in a eukaryotic cell, such as a centrosome or basal body, from which microtubules grow.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION A region in a eukaryotic cell, such as a centrosome or basal body, from which microtubules grow.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0044444 (cytoplasmic part)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION part of GO:0015630 (microtubule cytoskeleton)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM MTOC
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM microtubule organising centre
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM MTOC
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM microtubule organising centre
2005-07-22 Deleted SYNONYM microtubule organizing centre
2005-07-22 Added SYNONYM microtubule organising centre
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM MTOC
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM microtubule organizing centre
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM MTOC
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM microtubule organizing centre
2003-10-18 Added SYNONYM microtubule organizing centre
2003-05-17 Added SYNONYM MTOC
2002-02-06 Updated TERM microtubule organizing center
2001-08-06 Added DEFINITION A region in a eukaryotic cell, such as a centrosome or basal body, from which microtubules grow.
2001-04-03 Updated TERM microtubule organizing center
2001-03-30 Added TERM microtubule organizing center

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2002-02-06 Updated TERM microtubule organizing center
2001-04-03 Updated TERM microtubule organizing center
2001-03-30 Added TERM microtubule organizing center

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2012-12-21 Deleted DEFINITION A cytoplasmic structure that can catalyze gamma-tubulin-dependent microtubule nucleation and that can anchor microtubules by interacting with their minus ends, plus ends or sides.
2012-12-21 Added DEFINITION An intracellular structure that can catalyze gamma-tubulin-dependent microtubule nucleation and that can anchor microtubules by interacting with their minus ends, plus ends or sides.
2009-08-31 Added DEFINITION A cytoplasmic structure that can catalyze gamma-tubulin-dependent microtubule nucleation and that can anchor microtubules by interacting with their minus ends, plus ends or sides.
2009-08-31 Deleted DEFINITION A region in a eukaryotic cell, such as a centrosome or basal body, from which microtubules grow.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION A region in a eukaryotic cell, such as a centrosome or basal body, from which microtubules grow.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION A region in a eukaryotic cell, such as a centrosome or basal body, from which microtubules grow.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM MTOC
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM microtubule organising centre
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM MTOC
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM microtubule organising centre
2005-07-22 Deleted SYNONYM microtubule organizing centre
2005-07-22 Added SYNONYM microtubule organising centre
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM MTOC
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM microtubule organizing centre
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM MTOC
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM microtubule organizing centre
2003-10-18 Added SYNONYM microtubule organizing centre
2003-05-17 Added SYNONYM MTOC
2001-08-06 Added DEFINITION A region in a eukaryotic cell, such as a centrosome or basal body, from which microtubules grow.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2012-12-21 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0044444 (cytoplasmic part)
2008-05-30 Added RELATION is a GO:0044430 (cytoskeletal part)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0044444 (cytoplasmic part)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION part of GO:0015630 (microtubule cytoskeleton)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-02-08 Added XREF Wikipedia:Microtubule_organizing_center

Other

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_yeast
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_generic
2013-04-18 Updated SLIM goslim_candida
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_yeast
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_generic
2008-06-09 Added SLIM goslim_candida
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