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Term:
inactivation of X chromosome by heterochromatin assembly (GO:0060820)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (1) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (1)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
DNA methylation-dependent heterochromatin assembly +   
heterochromatin assembly by small RNA +   
heterochromatin domain assembly +  
heterochromatin island assembly +  
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  
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 one of the X-chromosomes in the XX sex by the mechanism of heterochromatin formation.
negative regulation of dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome 
negative regulation of heterochromatin assembly +   
pericentric heterochromatin assembly +   
positive regulation of dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome 
positive regulation of heterochromatin assembly +   
random inactivation of X chromosome  
rDNA heterochromatin assembly +   
regulation of dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome +   
regulation of heterochromatin assembly +   
senescence-associated heterochromatin focus assembly  
silent mating-type cassette heterochromatin assembly +  
subtelomeric heterochromatin assembly +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: inactivation of X chromosome by heterochromatin formation
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, GOC:sdb_2009, GOC:tb

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