name: CENP-A containing chromatin
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def: "The specialized chromatin located in the centromeric core region or the entire centromeric region in organisms with point centromeres, which is enriched for CENP-A-containing nucleosomes. This chromatin forms a 3-dimensional structure which provides a platform for kinetochore assembly and microtubule attachment." [GOC:vw, PMID:20206496, PMID:22729156, PMID:24710126]
synonym: "centromeric core domain chromatin" RELATED [GOC:vw]
synonym: "centromeric core region chromatin" EXACT [GOC:vw]
synonym: "chromatin containing CENP-A" EXACT 
synonym: "nuclear CENP-A containing chromatin" NARROW 
is_a: GO:0000785 ! chromatin
relationship: part_of: GO:0034506 ! chromosome, centromeric core domain
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