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apoptotic DNA fragmentation (GO:0006309)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
apoptotic chromosome condensation  
apoptotic DNA fragmentation +   
The cleavage of DNA during apoptosis, which usually occurs in two stages: cleavage into fragments of about 50 kbp followed by cleavage between nucleosomes to yield 200 bp fragments.
nuclear fragmentation involved in apoptotic nuclear change  

Exact Synonyms: DNA catabolic process during apoptosis ;   DNA catabolism during apoptosis ;   DNA fragmentation involved in apoptotic nuclear change ;   endonucleolytic DNA catabolic process involved in apoptosis
Broad Synonyms: DNA fragmentation ;   chromatinolysis
Alternate IDs: GO:0008178
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, GOC:mah, GOC:mtg_apoptosis, GOC:tb, ISBN:0721639976, PMID:15723341, PMID:23379520

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