Term Information

Accession
GO:0007113
Name
endomitotic cell cycle
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
endomitosis
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A mitotic cell cycle in which chromosomes are replicated and sister chromatids separate, but spindle formation, nuclear membrane breakdown and nuclear division do not occur, resulting in an increased number of chromosomes in the cell. Source: GOC:expert_vm, GOC:curators, GOC:dos
Comment
Note that this term should not be confused with 'abortive mitotic cell cycle ; GO:0033277'. Although abortive mitosis is sometimes called endomitosis, GO:0033277 refers to a process in which a mitotic spindle forms and chromosome separation begins.
History
See term history for GO:0007113 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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endomitotic cell cycle [is_a relation] is_a  mitotic cell cycle (GO:0000278)

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