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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
DNA packaging +     
chromatin assembly +   
chromosome condensation +   
The progressive compaction of dispersed interphase chromatin into threadlike chromosomes prior to mitotic or meiotic nuclear division, or during apoptosis, in eukaryotic cells.
nonrepetitive DNA condensation 
nucleoid DNA packaging +  
rDNA condensation  
sperm chromatin condensation +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: eukaryotic chromosome condensation ;   nuclear chromosome condensation
Broad Synonyms: DNA condensation
Alternate IDs: GO:0000068
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, ISBN:0815316194

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