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Term:
positive regulation of extent of heterochromatin assembly (GO:0033697)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
negative regulation of extent of heterochromatin assembly 
positive regulation of DNA methylation-dependent heterochromatin assembly  
positive regulation of extent of heterochromatin assembly 
Any process that increases the extent of heterochromatin formation; increases the size of a chromosomal region converted to heterochromatin.
positive regulation of pericentric heterochromatin assembly 
positive regulation of rDNA heterochromatin assembly 
positive regulation of silent mating-type cassette heterochromatin assembly 
positive regulation of subtelomeric heterochromatin assembly  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: positive regulation of extent of heterochromatin formation
Related Synonyms: positive regulation of heterochromatin spreading
Definition Sources: GOC:mah

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