microtubule basal body

id: GO:0005932
name: microtubule basal body
namespace: cellular_component
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: A short cylindrical array of microtubules and associated proteins found at the base of a eukaryotic cilium or flagellum that is similar in structure to a centriole. The basal body serves as a nucleation site for axoneme growth.

Parent Functions

GO:0005815microtubule organizing center
GO:0044463cell projection part