Term Information

Accession
GO:0032154
Name
cleavage furrow
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The cleavage furrow is a plasma membrane invagination at the cell division site. The cleavage furrow begins as a shallow groove and eventually deepens to divide the cytoplasm. Source: GOC:vw, ISBN:0805319409
Comment
While the term 'cleavage furrow' was initially associated with animal cells, such a structure occurs in many other types of cells, including unicellular protists.
History
See term history for GO:0032154 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of cleavage furrow (GO:0032154)
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cleavage furrow [is_a relation] is_a  plasma membrane region (GO:0098590)
cleavage furrow [is_a relation] is_a  cell division site part (GO:0032155)
Children of cleavage furrow (GO:0032154)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
cleavage furrow rim (GO:0090688) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  cleavage furrow
cellularization cleavage furrow (GO:0110070) [is_a relation] is_a  cleavage furrow
cleavage furrow leading edge (GO:0090689) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  cleavage furrow
Wikipedia
Cleavage_furrow