acentric chromosome

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a chromosome lacking a centromere

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Cremediated recombination at the loxP sites between sister chromatids produced a dicentric and an acentric chromosome. Neo: neomycin resistance gene.
MN arises from acentric chromosome fragments or chromosomes which are not incorporated into daughter nuclei during mitosis (25).
Micronuclei (MN) are one of such biomarkers that are cytoplasmic chromatin masses with the appearance of small nuclei that arise from lagging chromosomes at anaphase or from acentric chromosome fragments.
Rarely were spreads interpreted as exhibiting a translocation, acentric chromosome, or dicentric chromosome.