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Chromosomes

(noun) Plural form of chromosome.


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Chromosome Differences

Long chromosomes brake apart accidentally and selected eventually during evolution.

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by josem
Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:15 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Differences
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Re: Chromatin

... total. After replication there are still 46 centromeres, but the mass of DNA and number of chromatids have doubled (and so you get the X-shaped chromosomes you typically see in textbook cartoons). At this point you have twice the number of DNA molecules, because instead of each centromere binding ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromatin
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Views: 883

Chromosome Differences

My mistake. I had been reading so much about this huge long strand of DNA I had to wonder when it breaks apart to form chromosomes. DUH, we get it broken apart in the first place:) But you have to admit it would be easy to think it is one long strand that goes for miles by the way ...

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by Hannamerika
Wed Sep 03, 2014 11:38 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Differences
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Views: 962

Chromosome Differences

... molecule or chomosome may be difficult during replication or mitosis, so small DNA molecule selected during the course of evolution. We can see chromosomes number is usually increased from lower to higher eukaryotes or lower to higher complexity of genome.

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by josem
Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:47 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Differences
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Re: Chromosome Differences

The DNA is never connected into a long single molecule in human cells. The DNA remains distributed into the 23 pairs of chromosomes (plus the mitochondrial chromosome), each single DNA molecules complexed with proteins. Each chromosome is replicated and then the chromosomes separate ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Sep 03, 2014 3:06 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Differences
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Views: 962
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