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Descriptor English: Heterochromatin
Descriptor Spanish: Heterocromatina
Descriptor Portuguese: Heterocromatina
Descriptor French: Hétérochromatine
Entry term(s): Heterochromatins
Tree number(s): A11.284.430.106.279.345.190.160.180.383
D12.776.664.224.466
G05.360.160.180.383
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006570
Scope note: The portion of chromosome material that remains condensed and is transcriptionally inactive during INTERPHASE.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Chromosomes (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72(68)
DeCS ID: 23280
Unique ID: D006570
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Heterochromatin - Preferred
Concept UI M0010289
Scope note The portion of chromosome material that remains condensed and is transcriptionally inactive during INTERPHASE.
Preferred term Heterochromatin
Entry term(s) Heterochromatins



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