Biology as Poetry: Cell Division

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Kinetochore Microtubule

That aspect of the mitotic spindle that connects to and at the same time effects the movement of chromosomes.

The kinetochores serve as the intermediaries between the centromeres of chromosomes, on the one hand, and kinetochore microtubules on the other. See by contrast nonkinetochore microtubule.

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