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Pseudoautosomal Regions MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pseudoautosomal Regions
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.187.865.400
G05.360.162.865.400
G05.360.340.024.380.906
Unique ID
D000071439
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071439
Scope Note
Homologous chromosomal regions at either end of the X CHROMOSOME or Y CHROMOSOME. These two regions pair regularly at male MEIOSIS and undergo RECOMBINATION. Pseudoautosomal region 1 (PAR1) is located at the tip of the short 'p' arms (Xp22 and Yp11) and Pseudoautosomal region 2 (PAR2) is located at the tip of the long 'q' arms (Xq28 and Yq12).
Entry Term(s)
Pseudoautosomal Region
Previous Indexing
Recombination, Genetic (1986-2016)
X Chromosome (1986-2016)
Y Chromosome (1986-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2016/04/15
Pseudoautosomal Regions Preferred
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