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Term:fertilization, exchange of chromosomal proteins
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Accession:GO:0035042 term browser browse the term
Definition:Replacement of sperm-specific chromosomal proteins with somatic histones, to allow the paternal genome to acquire a nucleosomal chromatin organization compatible with nuclear activity.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: sperm-specific histone exchange;   sperm-specific histone replacement


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  biological_process 17896
    reproductive process 1662
      fertilization, exchange of chromosomal proteins 0
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  biological_process 17896
    reproduction 1665
      reproductive process 1662
        multi-organism reproductive process 1151
          sexual reproduction 903
            fertilization 178
              single fertilization 134
                male pronucleus assembly 1
                  sperm chromatin decondensation 0
                    fertilization, exchange of chromosomal proteins 0
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