OBO ID: GO:0000775
Term Name: chromosome, centromeric region Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • centromere
  • centromere complex
  • chromosome, centric region
  • chromosome, pericentric region
Definition: The region of a chromosome that includes the centromeric DNA and associated proteins. In monocentric chromosomes, this region corresponds to a single area of the chromosome, whereas in holocentric chromosomes, it is evenly distributed along the chromosome.
References:
  • SO:0000577
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available