A proteinaceous core found between sister chromatids during meiotic prophase
In species that have a synaptonemal complex, the lateral elements are part of this complex. S.pombe is an example of a species that lacks a (canonical) synaptonemal complex, but still has lateral elements.
1. axial element
is an element of the parent element
is a part of the parent element
is related to the parent element
derives from the parent element
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