Click here to close Hello! We notice that you are using Internet Explorer, which is not supported by Xenbase and may cause the site to display incorrectly. We suggest using a current version of Chrome, FireFox, or Safari.
Summary Anatomy Item Literature (31) Expression Attributions Wiki
XB-ANAT-3790

Anatomy Term: lampbrush chromosome

XAO ID: 0005082

Synonyms:

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

Marker Genes:


Develops From:
 
Develops Into:
 

Component Anatomy Items:

is a part of derives from

References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service

My Xenbase: [ Log-in / Register ]
version: [4.7.1]

Major funding for Xenbase is provided by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, grant P41 HD064556