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Descriptor English: Polytene Chromosomes
Descriptor Spanish: Cromosomas Politénicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Cromossomos Politênicos
Descriptor French: Chromosomes polytènes
Entry term(s): Chromosome, Polytene
Chromosomes, Polytene
Polytene Chromosome
Tree number(s): A11.284.187.440.500
A11.284.430.106.279.345.190.580
G05.360.162.440.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059007
Scope note: Extra large CHROMOSOMES, each consisting of many identical copies of a chromosome lying next to each other in parallel.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Chromosomes (1963-2010)
Public MeSH Note: 2013; see CHROMOSOME, POLYTENE 2011-2012
History Note: 2013 (2011)
Related: Endoreduplication MeSH
Polyploidy MeSH
DeCS ID: 53850
Unique ID: D059007
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Polytene Chromosomes - Preferred
Concept UI M0545770
Scope note Extra large CHROMOSOMES, each consisting of many identical copies of a chromosome lying next to each other in parallel.
Preferred term Polytene Chromosomes
Entry term(s) Chromosome, Polytene
Chromosomes, Polytene
Polytene Chromosome



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