name: M phase
def: "A cell cycle phase during which nuclear division occurs, and which is comprises the phases: prophase, metaphase, anaphase and telophase." [GOC:mtg_cell_cycle]
comment: Note 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).
synonym: "M-phase" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0022403 ! cell cycle phase
Gene Ontology Home
The contents of this box are automatically generated. You can help by adding information to the "Notes"
|Last version checked|
See Help:References for how to manage references in GONUTS.
This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total.
Pages in category "GO:0000279 ! M phase"
This category contains only the following page.