OBO ID: GO:0044027
Term Name: hypermethylation of CpG island Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • DNA hypermethylation of CpG island
Definition: An increase in the epigenetic methylation of cytosine and adenosine residues in a CpG island in DNA. CpG islands are genomic regions that contain a high frequency of the CG dinucleotide and are often associated with the transcription start site of genes.Cpg_island
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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