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X Chromosome Inactivation MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
X Chromosome Inactivation
Tree Number(s)
G05.308.203.249.970
Unique ID
D049951
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049951
Scope Note
A dosage compensation process occurring at an early embryonic stage in mammalian development whereby, at random, one X CHROMOSOME of the pair is repressed in the somatic cells of females.
Entry Term(s)
Lyon Hypothesis
Lyonization
X Inactivation
X-Inactivation
Previous Indexing
Dosage Compensation, Genetic (1982-2005)
X Chromosome (1983-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see DOSAGE COMPENSATION (GENETICS) 1982-2005
History Note
2006; use DOSAGE COMPENSATION, GENETIC 1982-2005
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2016/06/17
X Chromosome Inactivation Preferred
Lyon Hypothesis Related
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