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Acrocentric chromosome

Definition noun, plural: acrocentric chromosomes A chromosome whose centromere is subterminal resulting in its q arms being... Read More

Chromosome

Chromosomes Definition Chromosomes are the thread-like structure present in the nucleus of plant and animal cells.... Read More

Subtelocentric chromosome

Definition noun, plural: subtelocentric chromosomes A chromosome whose centromere is placed near the end rather than the... Read More

Quinacrine banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that treats chromosomes with quinacrine dihydrochloride to reveal... Read More

Submetacentric chromosome

Definition noun, plural: submetacentric chromosomes A chromosome with a centromere located sub-median resulting in slightly... Read More

Centromere

Definition noun, plural: centromeres The dense, constricted region containing highly-specialized repetitive DNA sequence,... Read More

Nucleolar organizer region banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that employs silver staining to preferentially stain the... Read More

Metacentric chromosome

Definition noun, plural: metacentric chromosomes A chromosome in which the centromere is located in the middle resulting in... Read More

Holocentric chromosome

Definition noun, plural: holocentric chromosomes A chromosome in which the entire length of the chromosome seems to act as a... Read More

Patau syndrome

Definition noun A genetic disorder caused by genetic changes in chromosome 13, such as an extra copy of chromosome 13... Read More

Telocentric chromosome

Definition noun, plural: telocentric chromosomes A chromosome whose centromere is placed very close to the end of the... Read More

Nucleolus

Nucleolus Definition noun plural: nucleoli nu·cle·o·lus, njuːˈkliːələs (cell biology) The round granular... Read More