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Dicentric chromosome

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  • Dicentric chromosome — is an aberrant chromosome having two centromeres. Dicentric chromosomes form when two chromosome segments (from different chromosomes or from the two chromatids of a single one), each with a centromere, fuse end to end, with loss of their… …   Wikipedia

  • Dicentric chromosome — An abnormal chromosome (a microscopically visible carrier of the genetic material DNA) with two centromeres rather than the normal one. The centromere is essential for the division of the chromosome. A dicentric chromosome is twice tethered and… …   Medical dictionary

  • dicentric chromosome — A chromosome having two active centromeres …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Chromosome, dicentric — An abnormal chromosome (a microscopically visible carrier of the genetic material DNA) with two centromeres rather than the normal one. The centromere is essential for the division of the chromosome. A dicentric chromosome is twice tethered and… …   Medical dictionary

  • dicentric — Referring to a structural chromosome having two centromeres, an abnormal state. * * * di·cen·tric ( )dī sen trik adj having two centromeres <a dicentric chromosome> dicentric n * * * di·cen·tric (di senґtrik) [di + center] in genetics, a… …   Medical dictionary

  • dicentric — adjective Date: 1937 having two centromeres < a dicentric chromosome > • dicentric noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chromosome — A visible carrier of the genetic information. The 3 billion bp (base pairs) in the human genome are organized into 24 distinct, physically separate microscopic units called chromosomes. All genes are arranged linearly along the chromosomes. The… …   Medical dictionary

  • dicentric — /duy sen trik/, adj. (of a chromosome or chromatid) having two centromeres. [1935 40; DI 1 + CENTRIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • dicentric — [dʌɪ sɛntrɪk] adjective Genetics (of a chromosome) having two centromeres …   English new terms dictionary

  • dicentric — di•cen•tric [[t]daɪˈsɛn trɪk[/t]] adj. gen (of a chromosome or chromatid) having two centromeres • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • Balancer chromosome — A balancer chromosome is a genetic tool used to prevent crossing over (genetic recombination) between homologous chromosomes during meiosis. Balancers are most often used in Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) genetics to allow populations of… …   Wikipedia


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