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Acrocentric

Acrocentric

(Science: cell biology) a chromosome or chromatids with a non-centrally-located centromere, producing chromosome arms with unequal lengths. Having a subterminal centromere; an acrocentric chromosome.Pertaining to the centromere of a chromosome. If the centromere is not positioned in the middle of a chromosome, i.e. one end is longer than the other then the chromosome; it is deemed acrocentric.


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karyotyping and Probing

... if i have only one cell, how am i able to do the karyotyping? i understand that the Robertsonian Translocation is translocation between acrocentric chromosome. is there any probe that able to detect the translocation? (eg. between chro 14&21 and 16 and 21) thank you

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by aaroncjj_2020
Fri Jul 13, 2007 7:24 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: karyotyping and Probing
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Views: 828

Karyotyping and Probing

... if i have only one cell, how am i able to do the karyotyping? i understand that the Robertsonian Translocation is translocation between acrocentric chromosome. is there any probe that able to detect the translocation? (eg. between chro 14&21 and 16 and 21) thank you

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by aaroncjj_2020
Fri Jul 13, 2007 7:23 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Karyotyping and Probing
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Views: 1392

Genes and chromosomes II

Hmm... well some genes exist in multiple copies through-out the genome. For example, human ribosomal genes are found in multiple copies of acrocentric chromosomes (in the sattelite region)... chromosomes: 13,14,15,21,22. I can't think of any other genes that exist in multiple copies (at the ...

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by LilKim
Mon May 15, 2006 4:59 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Genes and chromosomes II
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Views: 6622

Monkeys??!

The 17th chromosome of the a human is acrocentric chromosome and the 17th chromosome of a chimpanzee is metacentric.[Abberation-Inversion] this is also a good evidence that man evolved from apes.There have been lots of fossils found resembling ...

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by David George
Sat Apr 01, 2006 9:25 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Monkeys??!
Replies: 37
Views: 19177

hi

ok.. :D i did find it on google just one thing..... the balanced and unbalanced forms of the acrocentric chromosomes are decided by the position of the centromeres,right?

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by swatkat
Fri Mar 31, 2006 6:32 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: centromere
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Views: 4047


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