monosome


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mon·o·some

(mon'ō-sōm),
1. Synonym(s): accessory chromosome
2. Obsolete term for ribosome.
3. A structure consisting of a single ribosome bound to a molecule of mRNA.
[mono- + chromosome]

monosome

(mŏn′ə-sōm′)
n.
1. A chromosome having no homologue, especially an unpaired X chromosome.
2. A single ribosome.

mon′o·so′mic (-sō′mĭk) adj.
mon′o·so′my n.

monosome

[mon′əsōm]
Etymology: Gk, monos + soma, body
1 an unpaired X or Y chromosome. Also called accessory chromosome.
2 the single, unpaired chromosome in monosomy.

mon·o·some

(mon'ō-sōm)
A structure consisting of a single ribosome bound to a molecule of mRNA.
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To determine if an isozyme locus mapped to the monosome from the female parent, isozyme phenotypes were ascertained for 203 [F.
A variation of monosomic analysis (Khush, 1973) was used to map an isozyme locus to the monosome carried in the female parent.
dagger]) The absence of the PGI-2 `c' allele in the 41-chromosome progeny and presence in the 42-chromosome progeny suggests one PGI-2 locus is located on the K1-50 monosome.
A PGI-2 locus may be mapped to the monosome in line K1-50.