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  1. [cytology] A loosening of the texture of chromatin

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Google previewMeasuring Biological Responses with Automated Microscopy (2006)

Importantly, the chromatin condensation/decondensation is a direct reflection of ER‐dependent coregulator recruitment and histone modification, integral features of the generally accepted model of NR regulation of transcription. Reflecting the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

It induces chromatin decondensation by binding to histone H1 and may play a role in prerRNA transcription and ribosome assembly. In the cytoplasm it is found in mRNP granules that contain untranslated mRNAs. nucleolus A small dense ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2010)

by Moselio Schaechter

fishelsoni, which, as pointed out above, are up to 500mm long, suggest that decondensation and dispersion of the nucleoid is accompanied by increased ...

Google previewMale Infertility from A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia (1996)

by J.A. Carver-Wa, J.M.G. Hollanders

The problem of losing normal sperm morphology and the sperm tails after DNA decondensation necessary for FISH now seems to be overcome by recent modifications of the procedure. Storage of spermatozoa after in vitro incubation may ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agrophysics (2011)

by Jan Gliński, Józef Horabik, Jerzy Lipiec

Specific moiré dimming in pictures of kernels in a unique manner indicates on decondensation of endosperm as the result of active hydrolytic enzymes introduction by bugs (Figure 5). If 2–3% of kernels with signs of such damages are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2008)

by Manfred Schwab

The loss of methylation is most prominent within the pericentric regions of human chromosomes l and 16 and leads to multiple chromosomal abnormalities including chromatin decondensation, chromosomal translocations and deletion, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

Prolonged depolarization of cortical neurons induces changes in the structure of granules, including apparent decondensation of the packed ribosomes, which can protrude outside the granules to be reshaped into polyribosomes.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)

Once in the nucleus, elastase partially cleaves histones to promote chromatin decondensation (Papayannopoulos et al., 2010; Metzler et al., 2014). Peptidylarginine deamininase 4 (PAD4) is activated by PKCζ and translocates into the ...

Google previewDictionary of Toxicology (2014)

by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

Telophase involves the decondensation of the chromosomes once they have reached the poles and the reformation of the nuclear envelope. Mitosis is usually followed by cytokinesis, the division of the cytoplasm. Mitosis is inhibited by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immunobiology (2016)

Histone hypercitrullination mediates chromatin decondensation and neutrophil extracellular trap formation.

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