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Related to euchromatic: heterochromatic


1. Synonym(s): orthochromatic
2. Characteristic of euchromatin.
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Modifications of H3K4me3, H3K9ac, H3K27ac, and H3K36me3 can be preferentially met in the euchromatic regions while H3K9me3 and H3K27me3 are predominantly distributed in the heterochromatic regions [105].
The cells have an acidophilic cytoplasm and rounded central vesicular euchromatic nuclei with well-defined nucleoli.
Baylin, "Silenced tumor suppressor genes reactivated by DNA demethylation do not return to a fully euchromatic chromatin state," Cancer Research, vol.
[385] International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium, "Finishing the euchromatic sequence of the human genome," Nature, vol.
The large ones typically present a roundish euchromatic nucleus, bearing a prominent nucleolus, and the cytoplasm has sparse dispersed rough endoplasmic reticulum cisternae and plenty of mitochondria (Fig.
The electron-graph of images of control group showed that Sertoli cells rested on a thin regular basement membrane, and having clear border, euchromatic nuclei and normal cytoplasmic organelles (secretary granules and mitochondria).
Annotation of the Drosophila melanogaster euchromatic genome: a systematic review.
(12) International Human Genome Sequencing Consorti um (2004) Finishing the euchromatic sequence of the human genome.
Based on conservation of genomic elements between related organisms, a comparison between the F-element and euchromatic DNA can aid in uncovering certain motifs that allow for expression in heterochromatic versus euchromatic DNA.
Stable C0T-1 repeat RNA is abundant and is associated with euchromatic interphase chromosomes.
The nucleus was spherical or irregular and euchromatic with peripheral heterochromatin (Figure 7).
In this process, SNAI1 activates chromatin modifiers such as lysine-specific demethylase 1 (LSD1) [33], G9a (euchromatic histone lysine methyltransferase 2) and Suv39H1 (suppressor of variegation 3-9 homolog 1) histone methyltransferases [34, 35], SIN3A (SIN3 transcription regulator family member A), histone deacetylase 1 (HDAC1), and HDAC2 [36], and ZEB1 participates by recruiting the LSD1-containing corepressor complex, HDAC1 and HDAC2 [37].