karyotype

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the appearance of the chromosomal makeup of a somatic cell in an individual or species (including the number and arrangement and size and structure of the chromosomes)

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destructor in chromosome morphology indicates that the breaking of gene flow between two groups of Mayetiola, belonging initially to the same species (Mezghani et al.
Chromosome morphology of SBF59 line : The number of chromosomes in the Silkie Bantam was 2n = 78, consisting of 10 pairs of macrochromosomes and 28 pairs of microchromosomes, whilst the sex chromosome type was ZZ ([male])/ZW ([female]).
075 mol/L solution yielded good chromosome morphology and didn't exhibit the appearance of "dirty" chromosomes.
It was not possible to identify all homologous chromosomes by chromosome morphology and C-banding patterns due to similarity of eight chromosomes.
Nomenclature for chromosome morphology and fundamental number (FN) followed Patton (1967).
Robertsonian fusion and centric fission are unique in being readily identified in comparative karyotype studies since both result in concomitant changes in chromosome morphology and chromosome number.
Understanding the active chromosome and how chromosome morphology influences mitosis is pivotal to the understanding of novel routes to mitotic defects and causes for aneuploidy.
The nomenclature used for the description of the chromosome morphology is that proposed by Levan et al.
Atta and Acromyrmex are characterized by a conserved chromosome number within each genus of 2n = 22 chromosomes and 2n = 38 chromosomes, respectively, and by similar chromosome morphology within each genera (revised in Barros et al.
2007) showed that a NOR site was positive but no secondary constriction was visualized at metaphase, the chromosome morphology remaining unmodified.
2] with metacentric autosomes and acrocentric sex chromosomes; Srivastava & Shukla (1986) observed 2n = 25 = 12II + X but did not provide any information regarding chromosome morphology, and finally Parida & Sharma (1987) and Shar ma & Parida (1987) reported the presence of 2n = 23 = 11II + X, also with no description of chromosome morphology.
Later, morphometric analysis of karyotypes provided characterization of chromosome morphology based on centromeric position.
Armstrong (1977) stated that gross chromosome morphology in B.
Chromosome numbers and chromosome morphology in Plantaginaceae.