Term Information [More information on chromosome]

Accession
GO:0005694
Name
chromosome
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
chromatid, interphase chromosome, prophase chromosome
Definition
A structure composed of a very long molecule of DNA and associated proteins (e.g. histones) that carries hereditary information. Source: ISBN:0198547684
Comment
Chromosomes include parts that are not part of the chromatin. Examples include the kinetochore.
History
See term history for GO:0005694 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
goslim_generic
goslim_pir
goslim_candida
goslim_aspergillus
goslim_metagenomics
goslim_chembl
goslim_yeast
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Ancestors of chromosome (GO:0005694)
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chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular (GO:0005622)
chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular part (GO:0044424)
chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organelle (GO:0043226)
chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular organelle (GO:0043229)
chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043228)
chromosome [is_a relation] is_a  intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043232)
Children of chromosome (GO:0005694)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
autosome (GO:0030849) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome
chloroplast chromosome (GO:0042648) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome
chromosomal part (GO:0044427) [part_of relation] part_of  chromosome
condensed chromosome (GO:0000793) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome
cytoplasmic chromosome (GO:0000229) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome
DNA viral genome (GO:0019021) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome
mitochondrial chromosome (GO:0000262) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome
nuclear chromosome (GO:0000228) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome
plastid chromosome (GO:0009508) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome
polytene chromosome (GO:0005700) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome
provirus (GO:0019038) [part_of relation] part_of  chromosome
sex chromosome (GO:0000803) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome
Wikipedia
Chromosome