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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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n number of jobs m number of machines [p.sub.ij] processing time of job i on machine j [p.sub.m] probability of mutation [] probability for Roulette wheel selection [] probability for sub chromosomal crossover [] probability for sub chromosomal mutation P(k) population at kth generation X* , X** best and second best chromosomes R real random number is 0 and 1 Ng maximum generation 3.
In this step the initial chromosomes are reformed by subjecting sub chromosomal crossover. The whole chromosome string length is splited into sub chromosomes of equal length and these sub chromosomes are moved indiscriminately within the string to create a new chromosome.
For example, genetic recombination does not occur only when germ cells fuse and parental chromosomes combine, but also during meiosis by chromosomal crossover. Also, Glass discusses Darwin's book Pangenesis in which Darwin reintroduces the old Lamarckian idea of the inheritance of acquired characteristics.