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Descriptor English: Sister Chromatid Exchange
Descriptor Spanish: Intercambio de Cromátides Hermanas
Descriptor Portuguese: Troca de Cromátide Irmã
Descriptor French: Échange de chromatides soeurs
Entry term(s): Chromatid Exchange, Sister
Chromatid Exchanges, Sister
Exchange, Sister Chromatid
Exchanges, Sister Chromatid
Sister Chromatid Exchanges
Tree number(s): G05.728.615.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012854
Scope note: An exchange of segments between the sister chromatids of a chromosome, either between the sister chromatids of a meiotic tetrad or between the sister chromatids of a duplicated somatic chromosome. Its frequency is increased by ultraviolet and ionizing radiation and other mutagenic agents and is particularly high in BLOOM SYNDROME.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Chromatids (1968-1979)
Chromosome Aberrations (1968-1979)
Crossing Over (Genetics) (1968-1979)
Cytogenetics (1967)
Genetics (1966)
Public MeSH Note: 85; was see under CROSSING OVER (GENETICS) 1980-84
History Note: 85(80); was see under CROSSING OVER (GENETICS) 1980-84
Related: Crossing Over, Genetic MeSH
DeCS ID: 13235
Unique ID: D012854
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Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/12/21
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Sister Chromatid Exchange - Preferred
Concept UI M0019906
Scope note An exchange of segments between the sister chromatids of a chromosome, either between the sister chromatids of a meiotic tetrad or between the sister chromatids of a duplicated somatic chromosome. Its frequency is increased by ultraviolet and ionizing radiation and other mutagenic agents and is particularly high in BLOOM SYNDROME.
Preferred term Sister Chromatid Exchange
Entry term(s) Chromatid Exchange, Sister
Chromatid Exchanges, Sister
Exchange, Sister Chromatid
Exchanges, Sister Chromatid
Sister Chromatid Exchanges



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