anastral


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an·as·tral

(an-as'trăl),
Lacking an astrosphere.

anastral

adjective Lacking an aster; characterised by mitotic spindle formation without centrioles.
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This information is important in understanding the divergence of plant lineages, and in tracing the evolution of the plant MTOC and its role in organizing the anastral plant spindle.
Mitotic spindles in mosses are anastral (Schepf, 1984; Doonan et al.
Roles of MT in spindle movement in anastral meiotic maturation
In these anastral systems the roles of microtubules are different.