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T-banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A modified reverse chromosomal banding technique wherein the telomeres are strongly stained... Read More

Banding pattern

Definition noun, plural: banding patterns (genetics) The characteristic pattern of light and dark transverse bands on a... Read More

Reverse banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that employs Giemsa staining technique that produces bands... Read More

Giemsa banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome staining technique that employs Giemsa stain in order to produce a... Read More

Quinacrine banding

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

Constitutive heterochromatin banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A selective banding technique wherein a banding pattern is produced in the constitutive... Read More

Nucleolar organizer region banding

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

Giemsa stain

Definition noun A Romanovsky type of stain named after German chemist and bacteriologist Gustav Giemsa, and is often used in... Read More

Truslers rule for pulmonary artery banding

Trusler's rule for pulmonary artery banding A method that gives guidance as to the correct tightness of the band; the degree... Read More

Chromosome 2

Definition noun In humans, the autosome that is considered as the second-largest, spanning more than 242 million base pairs,... Read More

Cytogenetics

Definition noun The branch of genetics that is concerned primarily in cellular components, especially chromosomes, in... Read More

Constitutive heterochromatin

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

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Chromosome

Chromosomes Definition noun, plural: chromosomes. Word origin: Greek chroma ("color") + soma ("body"). What are... Read More

Euchromatin

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

Quinacrine

quinacrine (Science: chemical) A fluorescent dye that intercalates into dNA helices. Chromosomes stained with quinacrine... Read More

Polytene chromosome

polytene chromosome (Science: cell biology) giant chromosomes produced by the successive replication of homologous pairs of... Read More

Centromere

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

Nucleolus

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