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Descriptor English: Euchromatin
Descriptor Spanish: Eucromatina
Descriptor Portuguese: Eucromatina
Descriptor French: Euchromatine
Entry term(s): Euchromatins
Tree number(s): A11.284.430.106.279.345.190.160.180.270
D12.776.664.224.270
G05.360.160.180.270
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D022041
Scope note: Chromosome regions that are loosely packaged and more accessible to RNA polymerases than HETEROCHROMATIN. These regions also stain differentially in CHROMOSOME BANDING preparations.
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: Chromatin (1971-2000)
Public MeSH Note: 2001; EUCHROMATIN was indexed under CHROMATIN 1981-2000
History Note: 2001; use EUCHROMATIN (NM) 1981-2000
DeCS ID: 35272
Unique ID: D022041
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2001/01/01
Date of Entry: 2000/06/22
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Euchromatin - Preferred
Concept UI M0091502
Scope note Chromosome regions that are loosely packaged and more accessible to RNA polymerases than HETEROCHROMATIN. These regions also stain differentially in CHROMOSOME BANDING preparations.
Preferred term Euchromatin
Entry term(s) Euchromatins



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