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Term:
polytene chromosome puffing (GO:0035079)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
centromere complex assembly +   
chromatin organization +   
chromosome breakage  
chromosome decondensation +  
chromosome organization involved in meiotic cell cycle +   
DNA conformation change +   
dsDNA loop formation +   
heterochromatin assembly +   
heterochromatin maintenance  
kinetochore organization +   
maintenance of DNA repeat elements +   
negative regulation of chromosome organization +   
nucleotide-excision repair, DNA damage recognition +   
polytene chromosome puffing +  
The decondensing (loosening) and swelling of the chromosomal sites of target genes on polytene chromosomes following response to a stimulus, to facilitate sudden bursts of transcriptional activity in response to transient environmental signals.
positive regulation of chromosome organization +   
regulation of chromosome organization +   
sister chromatid cohesion +   
sister chromatid segregation +   
synaptonemal complex organization +   
telomere organization +   
transcription-dependent tethering of RNA polymerase II gene DNA at nuclear periphery +   
tRNA gene clustering 

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GOC:bf, PMID:12543962

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