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Related to chromosomal banding: G banding


1. A linear strand of DNA and associated proteins in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells that carries the genes and functions in the transmission of hereditary information.
2. A circular strand of DNA in bacteria and archaea that contains the hereditary information necessary for cell life.

chro′mo·so′mal (-sō′məl), chro′mo·so′mic (-sō′mĭk) adj.
chro′mo·so′mal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.chromosomal - of or relating to a chromosome; "chromosomal defect"


[ˌkrəʊməˈsəʊməl] ADJcromosomático, cromosómico


a. cromosómico-a, rel. al cromosoma;
___ aberrationsaberraciones ___ -s.


adj cromosómico
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Unfortunately, comparative studies aimed at examining chromosomal banding pattern and/or applications of FISH techniques are still rare (Wahrman et al.
Future studies on other kinds of chromosomal banding and on molecular data will elucidate the level of divergence among these populations.
In all cases, specific longitudinal chromosomal banding patterns were obtained after digestion with REs, allowing the individual identification of all chromosome pairs and the establishment of precise karyotypes.
Phylogenetic analyses of chromosomal banding patterns among the neartic Arvicolidae (Mammalia: Rodentia).
The genomic resolution of aCGH is approximately equivalent to chromosomal banding at present and, therefore, offers no advantage for a board-certified cytogeneticist.