Ontology Browser

Term:
dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome (GO:0009048)
Annotations: Rat: (22) Mouse: (24) Human: (17) Chinchilla: (17) Bonobo: (17) Dog: (17) Squirrel: (17)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
dosage compensation by hyperactivation of X chromosome +  
dosage compensation by hypoactivation of X chromosome +  
dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome +   
Compensating for the two-fold variation in X-chromosome:autosome ratios between sexes by a global inactivation of all, or most of, the genes on one of the X-chromosomes in the XX sex.
dosage compensation complex assembly +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: X chromosome inactivation
Broad Synonyms: chromosome inactivation
Related Synonyms: Barr body formation
Xrefs: Wikipedia:X-inactivation
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, GOC:mr, GOC:pr, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XY_sex-determination_system, ISBN:0140512888, PMID:11498577, PMID:20622855

paths to the root

NHLBI Logo

RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.