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One of the serially aligned beadlike granules of concentrated chromatin that constitutes a chromosome during the early phases of cell division.

chro′mo·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk, -mîr′-) adj.
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relating to chromomeres or pieces of chromatin that are part of a chromosome
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This releases an indigo dye from the chromomeric substrate, X-gal, resulting in the formation of a blue colony.
After washing, the membrane was incubated with a horseradish peroxidase-conjugated secondary antibody (CST, dilution: 1:2000), and washed again in PBS with 0.1% Tween-20, for three times of 10 min each, The membrane was transferred to a shallow tray and treated with DAB solution (10 ml of 0.05% chromomeric substrate 3,3'-diaminobenzidine in PBS + 10 [micro]l H [sub]2 O [sub]2 30%).
In the present study 8-hydroxyquinoline was selected because chromomeric product formed had much higher apparent molar absorption and the OD values than those with other Sakaguchi reagents.