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het·er·o·chro·mat·ic

(het'ĕr-ō-krō-mat'ik),
Characteristic of heterochromatin.

heterochromatic

(hĕt′ə-rō-krō-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or characterized by different colors; varicolored.
2. Consisting of different wavelengths or frequencies.
3. Of or relating to heterochromatin.

het′er·o·chro′ma·tism (-krō′mə-tĭz′əm) n.

heterochromatic

(of chromosomal preparations) staining differently from the major chromosome parts.
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strigosa, but were markedly different from the heterochromatic karyotypes of C-genome Av.
In addition, this species also displays a polymorphism for extra heterochromatic segments in chromosomes S10 and S11 (Shaw 1970, 1971a, b; Jones 1971; see Fig.
Enhancement of the chromosomes by pseudocoloration and enlargement of the images enable the edges of the chromosomes and the heterochromatic bands to be distinguished for identification and measurement.
The karyotype of the African Population germplasm was chosen by our laboratory as the reference karyotype for alfalfa because in preliminary studies (Bauchan and Hossain, 1998), of all of the nine germplasm sources, African Population contained the largest number of heterochromatic bands and represents the best fit to the C-banding pattern observed in diploid of M.
Nuclei of the Schwann cells were moderately heterochromatic and pyknotic.
(2015) Neurospora importin [alpha] is required for normal heterochromatic formation and DNA methylation.
The X aneuploidy could indirectly alter gene expression genome wide through epigenetic effects; for example, the presence of an extra heterochromatic chromosome might act as a sink for specific protein complexes [17] and may be responsible for the phenotypic features of Klinefelter's syndrome [18].
The long arm of chromosome 11 has 5 bands, whereas the long arm of chromosome 9 has 4 bands because although the chromosomes are similar in length, 11q is longer than 9q when the 9q heterochromatic region is excluded.
In previous studies, we reported that Nesprin-2 interacts with chromatin; in particular centromeric and other heterochromatic reads were enriched in the ChIP-seq data [9].
The instrument employed was the mapcat SF[TM] [11], a heterochromatic flicker photometer that was used in a customized mode (cHFP).
HP1y is situated to both heterochromatic and euchromatic regions [37].
At the cytological level, heterochromatic DNA is traced as condensed chromatin blocks throughout the cell cycle, except during replication in the late S-phase [19]; the replication of euchromatic gene-rich DNA occurs earlier in the S-phase.