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chromosome, centromeric region (GO:0000775)
Annotations: Rat: (190) Mouse: (204) Human: (214) Chinchilla: (151) Bonobo: (155) Dog: (181) Squirrel: (153) Pig: (177)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chromosomal region +     
chromosome, centromeric core domain +   
chromosome, centromeric inner repeat region 
chromosome, centromeric outer repeat region 
chromosome, centromeric region +   
The region of a chromosome that includes the centromeric DNA and associated proteins. In monocentric chromosomes, this region corresponds to a single area of the chromosome, whereas in holocentric chromosomes, it is evenly distributed along the chromosome.
chromosome, telomeric region +   
polytene chromosome band 
polytene chromosome interband 
polytene chromosome puff 

Exact Synonyms: centromere complex ;   chromosome, centric region
Related Synonyms: centromere ;   chromosome, pericentric region
Alternate IDs: GO:0097521
Xrefs: SO:0000577
Definition Sources: GOC:cjm, GOC:elh, GOC:kmv, GOC:pr

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