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Chromosomes

Introduction: Chromosomes

Description of Chromosomes

Chromosomes: 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 & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Chromosomes as an Organ

Chromosomes (organ): Another name for Chromosome.

Chromosomes (organ): Large sequence of DNA with many genes...more »

Chromosomes (organ): Humans have 2 pairs of 23 different chromosomes, totalling 46 chromosomes. Humans have 2 sex determining chromosomes

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Hierarchical classifications of Chromosomes

The following list attempts to classify Chromosomes into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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