chromosome complement


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chromosome complement

the normal number of chromosomes found in the somatic cells of a given species. In humans it is 46, consisting of 22 pairs of homologous autosomes and 1 pair of sex chromosomes.

chromosome complement

The entire set of chromosomes in a species–in humans, 46 chromosomes
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Summary of the long-surviving cases (>45 days) of triploidy reported in the literature and the origin of the additional haploid chromosome complement Study Survival Parental origin Karyotype Fryns et al.
Bs in maize landrace populations may be cytologically identified as they are smaller than any of the standard chromosome complements (As) (Longley, 1927; Randolph, 1941; Chiavarino et al.
A chromosome race is defined as a group of geographically contiguous or recently separated populations, which share the same chromosome complement by descent.
The chromosome complement of the 2 females (183 and 184) and 2 males (181 and 182) sampled in Goya, the type locality of C.
In this species, approximately two-thirds of the chromosomes form tetravalent associations at meiosis, as expected when the genome has doubled in size through doubling of the entire chromosome complement (Tanaka, 1940b; Yan-Cheng & Qiu-Yun, 1989).
Silver staining (Figure 1b), as well as FISH with the 18S ribosomal genes (Figure 1c), produce signals located interstitially, close to the centromere, on one pair of chromosomes (apparently chromosome pair number 8), allowing the identification of one single pair of NOR-bearing chromosomes in the chromosome complement.
The company disclosed recently it has produced multiple lines of human pluripotent stem cell lines that are able to maintain their undifferentiated state and normal chromosome complement.
The chromosome complement of rabbit blastocysts in relation to the time of mating and ovulation.
Squashes were scanned for cells in which the chromosome complement was clearly distinct from that of other cells and the chromosomes were well spread.
First, the Company's cell lines are able to maintain their undifferentiated state and normal chromosome complement.