acentric chromosome

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a chromosome lacking a centromere

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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.
I used the endonuclease I-CreI to generate acentric chromosomes in Drosophila larvae.
I took advantage of my previous discovery that acentric chromosomes remain attached to their centric partners by a DNA tether.