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Euchromatin

Definition noun A slightly packed or partially condensed form of chromatin that contains structural genes and is usually... Read More

Chromatin

Chromatin Definition What is chromatin in a cell? Chromatin is a complex of nucleic acids (e.g. DNA or RNA) and proteins... Read More

Heterochromatin

Definition noun Highly condensed, tightly packed form of chromatin, as opposed to the lightly packed... Read More

Nucleus

In cell biology, the nucleus is the large, membrane-bounded organelle that contains the genetic material in the form of... Read More

Karyolymph

Karyolymph The presumably fluid substance or gel of the nucleus in which stainable elements were believed to be suspended;... Read More

Constitutive heterochromatin

Definition noun Regions on chromosomes that are condensed permanently, genetically inactive, and always in the same position... Read More

Facultative heterochromatin

Definition noun Heterochromatin that may lose its condensed state and becomes genetically active Supplement Heterochromatin... Read More