name: PcG protein complex
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def: "A chromatin-associated multiprotein complex containing Polycomb Group proteins. In Drosophila, Polycomb group proteins are involved in the long-term maintenance of gene repression, and PcG protein complexes associate with Polycomb group response elements (PREs) in target genes to regulate higher-order chromatin structure." [PMID:9372908]
synonym: "Polycomb Group protein complex" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0032991 ! protein-containing complex
relationship: part_of: GO:0005634 ! nucleus
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