actomyosin contractile ring Gene Set

Dataset GO Cellular Component Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type cellular component
Description A 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, i.e. the cell division plane. Ring contraction is associated with centripetal growth of the membrane that divides the cytoplasm of the two daughter cells. In animal cells, the contractile ring is located inside the plasma membrane at the location of the cleavage furrow. In budding fungal cells, e.g. mitotic S. cerevisiae cells, the contractile ring forms beneath the plasma membrane at the mother-bud neck before mitosis. (Gene Ontology, GO_0005826)
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5 proteins localized to the actomyosin contractile ring cellular component from the curated GO Cellular Component Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
ANLN anillin, actin binding protein
MAEA macrophage erythroblast attacher
MYH2 myosin, heavy chain 2, skeletal muscle, adult
MYH9 myosin, heavy chain 9, non-muscle
PSTPIP1 proline-serine-threonine phosphatase interacting protein 1