Term Information [More information on Y chromosome]

Accession
GO:0000806
Name
Y chromosome
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
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Definition
The sex chromosome present in males of species in which the male is the heterogametic sex; generally, the sex chromosome that pairs with the X chromosome in the heterogametic sex. The Y chromosome is absent from the cells of females and present in one copy in the somatic cells of males. Source: GOC:mah, ISBN:0582227089
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History
See term history for GO:0000806 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of Y chromosome (GO:0000806)
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Y chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
Y chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
Y chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
Y chromosome [Inferred capable_of part of relation] capable_of part of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
Y chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular (GO:0005622)
Y chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular part (GO:0044424)
Y chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organelle (GO:0043226)
Y chromosome [Inferred related_to relation] related_to (inferred) reproduction (GO:0000003)
Y chromosome [Inferred capable_of part of relation] capable_of part of (inferred) developmental process (GO:0032502)
Y chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular organelle (GO:0043229)
Y chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043228)
Y chromosome [Inferred capable_of part of relation] capable_of part of (inferred) reproductive process (GO:0022414)
Y chromosome [Inferred capable_of part of relation] capable_of part of (inferred) developmental process involved in reproduction (GO:0003006)
Y chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043232)
Y chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) chromosome (GO:0005694)
Y chromosome [Inferred capable_of part of relation] capable_of part of (inferred) sex determination (GO:0007530)
Y chromosome [is_a relation] is_a  sex chromosome (GO:0000803)

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Y_chromosome