Aster

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An aster is star-shaped system of microtubules which radiate from a pole of a mitotic spindle or centrosome[1]. It can observed immediately before and during mitosis of an animal cell[2].

References

  1. Alberts et al, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Fifth Edition, 2007, G:3
  2. http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Aster
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