Term Information [More information on polytene chromosome]

Accession
GO:0005700
Name
polytene chromosome
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
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
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History
See term history for GO:0005700 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of polytene chromosome (GO:0005700)
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polytene chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
polytene chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
polytene chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
polytene chromosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular (GO:0005622)
polytene chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular part (GO:0044424)
polytene chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organelle (GO:0043226)
polytene chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular organelle (GO:0043229)
polytene chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043228)
polytene chromosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043232)
polytene chromosome [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome (GO:0005694)
Children of polytene chromosome (GO:0005700)
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polytene chromosome band (GO:0005704) [part_of relation] part_of  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome chromocenter (GO:0005701) [part_of relation] part_of  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome ectopic fiber (GO:0005706) [part_of relation] part_of  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome interband (GO:0005705) [part_of relation] part_of  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome puff (GO:0005703) [part_of relation] part_of  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome weak point (GO:0005702) [part_of relation] part_of  polytene chromosome
polytene chromosome, telomeric region (GO:0035012) [part_of relation] part_of  polytene chromosome