Anatomy Term: lampbrush chromosome
XAO ID: 0005082
Definition: "A special form of chromosome found in growing oocytes, transforming into the lampbrush form because of an active transcription of many genes, and organized into a series of chromomeres with large chromatin loops extended laterally."
Stage Range: oocyte stage I to oocyte stage VI
Component Anatomy Items:
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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service