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Term:
random inactivation of X chromosome (GO:0060816)
Annotations: Rat: (4) Mouse: (2) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (3)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
inactivation of paternal X chromosome +   
inactivation of X chromosome by DNA methylation  
inactivation of X chromosome by genetic imprinting +   
inactivation of X chromosome by heterochromatin assembly  
negative regulation of dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome 
positive regulation of dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome 
random 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 either the paternal or maternal X-chromosome in the XX sex.
regulation of dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome +   

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, GOC:sdb_2009, GOC:tb

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