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rDNA heterochromatin assembly (GO:0000183)
Annotations: Rat: (12) Mouse: (11) Human: (42) Chinchilla: (10) Bonobo: (10) Dog: (11) Squirrel: (10) Pig: (11)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
DNA methylation-dependent heterochromatin assembly +   
heterochromatin assembly by small RNA +   
heterochromatin domain assembly +  
heterochromatin island assembly +  
inactivation of X chromosome by heterochromatin assembly  
negative regulation of heterochromatin assembly +   
pericentric heterochromatin assembly +   
positive regulation of heterochromatin assembly +   
rDNA heterochromatin assembly +   
The assembly of chromatin characterized by the modified histone H3K9me3, into heterochromatin, resulting in the repression of transcription of rDNA.
regulation of heterochromatin assembly +   
senescence-associated heterochromatin focus assembly  
silent mating-type cassette heterochromatin assembly +  
subtelomeric heterochromatin assembly +   

Exact Synonyms: chromatin silencing at ribosomal DNA ;   heterochromatic silencing at rDNA ;   rDNA chromatin silencing
Related Synonyms: chromatin silencing at rDNA
Definition Sources: PMID:10219245

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