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Term:
condensed chromosome, centromeric region (GO:0000779)
Annotations: Rat: (92) Mouse: (57) Human: (126) Chinchilla: (42) Bonobo: (44) Dog: (78) Squirrel: (42) Pig: (70)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
CBF3 complex 
CENP-T-W-S-X complex 
chromosome, centromeric core domain +   
chromosome, centromeric inner repeat region 
chromosome, centromeric outer repeat region 
cohesin complex +   
condensed chromosome, centromeric region +   
The region of a condensed chromosome that includes the centromere and associated proteins, including the kinetochore. In monocentric chromosomes, this region corresponds to a single area of the chromosome, whereas in holocentric chromosomes, it is evenly distributed along the chromosome.
condensed nuclear chromosome +   
kinetochore +   
pericentric heterochromatin +   
Smc5-Smc6 complex  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: condensed chromosome, centric region
Narrow Synonyms: condensed nuclear chromosome, centromeric region
Related Synonyms: condensed chromosome, centromere ;   condensed chromosome, pericentric region
Alternate IDs: GO:0000780
Definition Sources: GOC:elh, GOC:kmv

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