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Term:
ecdysone-mediated polytene chromosome puffing (GO:0035077)
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ecdysone receptor-mediated signaling pathway +  
ecdysone-mediated polytene chromosome puffing 
The decondensing (loosening) and swelling of the chromosomal sites of hormone-responsive genes on polytene chromosomes in response to increased production of the steroid hormone 20-hydroxyecdysone (ecdysone) in Drosophila larvae approaching pupation.
heat shock-mediated polytene chromosome puffing 

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Definition Sources: GOC:bf, PMID:12543962

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