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GO_term: GO:0005826   

GO:0005826DefinitionA cytoskeletal structure composed of actin filaments and myosin that forms beneath the plasma membrane of many cells, including animal cells and yeast cells, in a plane perpendicular to the axis of the spindle; as the ring contracts it pulls the membrane inwards to divide the contents of the cytoplasm in cytokinesis.
Termcontractile ring
TypeCellular_component
ChildInstanceGO:0030480
ParentComponent_ofGO:0005938
Attributes_of Index Ancestor (11)
Descendent (5)