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GO term:mitotic M phase
Synonym: M phase of mitotic cell cycle
Synonym: M-phase of mitotic cell cycle
GO id:GO:0000087
Definition:A cell cycle phase during which nuclear division occurs, and which is comprises the phases: prophase, metaphase, anaphase and telophase and occurs as part of a mitotic cell cycle.
CommentsNote that this term should not be used for direct annotation. If you are trying to make an annotation to x phase, it is likely that the correct annotation is 'regulation of x/y phase transition' or to a process which occurs during the reported phase (i.e mitotic DNA replication for mitotic S-phase). To capture the phase when a specific location or process is observed, the phase term can be used in an annotation extension (PMID:24885854) applied to a cellular component term (with the relation exists_during) or a biological process term (with the relation happens_during).
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-abiological phase
                        is-acell cycle phase
                                is-aM phase
                                        part-ofanaphase +
                                        is-ameiotic M phase
                                        part-ofmetaphase +
                                        is-amitotic M phase [GO:0000087] (5 genes, 5 annotations)
                                        part-ofprophase +
                                        part-oftelophase +


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08/26/2014
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