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Mesh term Chromosomes

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Cellular Structures
Genetic Structures
Intranuclear Space

Description

In a prokaryotic cell or in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell, a structure consisting of or containing DNA which carries the genetic information essential to the cell. (From Singleton and Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)


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Chromosome Structures
Chromosomes, Archaeal
Chromosomes, Artificial
Chromosomes, Bacterial
Chromosomes, Fungal
Chromosomes, Insect
Chromosomes, Mammalian
Chromosomes, Plant
Isochromosomes
Karyotype
Polytene Chromosomes
Ring Chromosomes
Sex Chromosomes


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