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ONTOLOGY REPORT - ANNOTATIONS


Term:micronucleus
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Definition:A membrane-bounded organelle of ciliated protozoan cells that contains a diploid copy of the cell's complete genome. Sections of contiguous sequence in the macronucleus are often interrupted by internal eliminated sequences (IES), and may be permuted, in micronuclei. Genic transcription is not found in micronuclei. Some ciliate species may contain multiple micronuclei per cell.
Synonyms:xref: Wikipedia:Micronucleus


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  cellular_component 20131
    cellular anatomical entity 19832
      organelle 13134
        membrane-bounded organelle 11685
          intracellular membrane-bounded organelle 11223
            nucleus 7061
              micronucleus 0
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