Lampbrush chromosomes | definition of lampbrush chromosomes by Medical dictionary
lampbrush chromosomes the giant chromosomes in vertebrate oocytes (mainly amphibians) that have hair-like lateral extensions in the form of loops with a DNA core.
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The arrangement and transcription of telomere DNA sequences at the ends of lampbrush chromosomes
Therefore, the function of these cells during oogenesis will be analogous to the loops of the lampbrush chromosomes
present in vertebrate early oocytes.
Structural differences between XX and ZW sex lampbrush chromosomes
in Rana rugosa females.
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