chromosomal region

chro·mo·som·al re·gion

that part of a chromosome defined either by anatomic details, notably banding, or by its linkages (linkage group).

chro·mo·som·al re·gion

(krō'mǒ-sŏ'măl rē'jŭn)
That part of a chromosome defined either by anatomic details, notably banding, or by its linkages (linkage group).
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She was among the first to localize apomixis to a chromosomal region.
We hypothesized that if both the fetus and mother had CNAs in a particular chromosomal region, then there would be no net difference in the size distribution of that region when compared with another chromosomal region without any CNAs.
A method that is commonly used for microdeletion detection is fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), which is a molecular cytogenetic technique based on fluorescently labeled DNA probes specific for a chromosomal region of interest.
The study found that the genetic sequencing data demonstrates that the Iceman had a very specific genetic mutation, namely that he was homozygous for the minor allele (GG) of rs10757274, located in chromosomal region 9p21.
Two gene variants in a chromosomal region known as 17q21 also marked out these children as more likely to be prescribed antibiotics as infants.
Deletions of the 9p21 chromosomal region are frequent in childhood ALL and encompass CDKN2A (MTS1), a gene encoding both pl6INK4a and p14ARF p16INK4a, an inhibitor of cyclin-dependent kinase, inhibits Rb phosphorylation, whereas p14ARF activates TP53 via interaction with the MDM2 protein 1.
One chromosomal region containing the dystrophin gene was found to be associated with the syndrome.
In addition, the frequencies of sperm with duplications were slightly higher than the frequencies of sperm with deletions for the same chromosomal region.
Conversely, if a chromosomal region was commonly deleted, then a tumor suppressor gene was selected as the target of the FISH probe.
The loci of malignant osteopetrosis should fall on a homozygous chromosomal region because the parents are consanguineous.