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condensed nuclear chromosome, centromeric region (GO:0000780)
Annotations: Rat: (33) Mouse: (33) Human: (33) Chinchilla: (21) Bonobo: (21) Dog: (33) Squirrel: (20) Pig: (31)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
checkpoint clamp complex  
condensed chromosome kinetochore +   
condensed nuclear chromosome, centromeric region +   
The region of a condensed nuclear chromosome that includes the centromere and associated proteins, including the kinetochore. In monocentric chromosomes, this region corresponds to a single area of the chromosome, whereas in holocentric chromosomes, it is evenly distributed along the chromosome.
meiotic recombination initiation complex 
nuclear cohesin complex +   
nuclear condensin complex  
pairing center 
recombination nodule +   
synapsis initiation complex 
synaptonemal structure +   

Exact Synonyms: condensed nuclear chromosome, centric region
Related Synonyms: condensed nuclear chromosome, centromere ;   condensed nuclear chromosome, pericentric region
Definition Sources: GOC:elh, GOC:kmv

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