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Term:
chromatin reprogramming in the zygote (GO:0044725)
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chromatin reprogramming in the zygote +   
The global reprogramming of epigenetic modifications in the zygote following fertilization. The paternal genome undergoes active DNA demethylation before the first cell division, while the adjacent maternal genome is protected from this process.
DNA demethylation of male pronucleus  

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Definition Sources: GOC:sp, PMID:22868271

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