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Euchromosome

Euchromosome --> autosome

(Science: genetics) a chromosome not involved in sex Determination. The diploid human genome consists of 46 chromosomes, 22 pairs of autosomes, and 1 pair of sex chromosomes (the X and Y chromosomes).


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... I don't know enough to talk about why this is useful though. as you say, so y chromosome and mtdna is more conservitavie than genetic material. euchromosome obey "Law of linkage and crossing over ", so if a chinese man marry a european womom, the euchromosomes have more mutations than ...

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by jmagicking
Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:35 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human evaluation
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