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Term Information

Accession
GO:0005700
Name
polytene chromosome
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A type of chromosome in a polyploid cell, formed when multiple copies of homologous chromosomes are aligned side by side to give a giant chromosome in which distinct chromosome bands are readily visible. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0005700 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of polytene chromosome (GO:0005700)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
polytene chromosome [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome (GO:0005694)
Children of polytene chromosome (GO:0005700)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
polytene chromosome chromocenter (GO:0005701) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome band (GO:0005704) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome ectopic fiber (GO:0005706) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome weak point (GO:0005702) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome interband (GO:0005705) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome puff (GO:0005703) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  polytene chromosome