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Descriptor English: Chromatids
Descriptor Spanish: Cromátides
Descriptor Portuguese: Cromátides
Descriptor French: Chromatides
Entry term(s): Chromatid
Tree number(s): A11.284.430.106.279.345.190.160.175
G05.360.160.175
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002842
Scope note: Either of the two longitudinally adjacent threads formed when a eukaryotic chromosome replicates prior to mitosis. The chromatids are held together at the centromere. Sister chromatids are derived from the same chromosome. (Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
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: 68
History Note: 68
Related: Sister Chromatid Exchange MeSH
DeCS ID: 2891
Unique ID: D002842
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Chromatids - Preferred
Concept UI M0004369
Scope note Either of the two longitudinally adjacent threads formed when a eukaryotic chromosome replicates prior to mitosis. The chromatids are held together at the centromere. Sister chromatids are derived from the same chromosome. (Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Preferred term Chromatids
Entry term(s) Chromatid



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