The gene-rich region of a genome.

One of two types of chromatin seen during interphase of the cell cycle. It is genetically active (transcription occurs in it) and less condensed than heterochromatin (the other type of chromatin).


From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

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