polar body extrusion after meiotic divisions Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The cell cycle process in which two small cells are generated, as byproducts destined to degenerate, as a result of the first and second meiotic divisions of a primary oocyte during its development to a mature ovum. One polar body is formed in the first division of meiosis and the other in the second division; at each division, the cytoplasm divides unequally, so that the polar body is of much smaller size than the developing oocyte. At the second division in which a polar body is formed, the polar body and the developing oocyte each contain a haploid set of chromosomes. (Gene Ontology, GO_0040038)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0040038
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4 genes participating in the polar body extrusion after meiotic divisions biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
FMN2 formin 2
PLK1 polo-like kinase 1
SPIRE1 spire-type actin nucleation factor 1
SPIRE2 spire-type actin nucleation factor 2