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Term:
inactivation of X chromosome by heterochromatin assembly (GO:0060820)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (1) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (1)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
inactivation of paternal X chromosome +   
inactivation of X chromosome by genomic imprinting +   
inactivation of X chromosome by heterochromatin assembly  
Compensating for the two-fold variation in X-chromosome:autosome ratios between sexes by a global inactivation of all, or most of, the genes on one of the X-chromosomes in the XX sex by the mechanism of heterochromatin formation.
negative regulation of dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome 
pericentric heterochromatin assembly +   
positive regulation of dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome 
random inactivation of X chromosome  
regulation of dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome +   
silent mating-type cassette heterochromatin assembly +  
subtelomeric heterochromatin assembly  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: inactivation of X chromosome by heterochromatin formation
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, GOC:sdb_2009, GOC:tb

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