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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"
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[ˌkrəʊməˈsəʊməl] ADJcromosomático, cromosómico
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a. cromosómico-a, rel. al cromosoma;
___ aberrationsaberraciones ___ -s.
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adj cromosómico
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Molina, "Cytogenetic studies of Atlantic mojarras (Perciformes: Gerreidae): chromosomal mapping of 5S and 18S ribosomal genes using double FISH," Aquaculture Research, vol.
The NIGMS Repository seeks samples from people with inherited genetic diseases or chromosomal abnormalities for use in research.
Down's syndrome, and other chromosomal disorders characterised by an additional chromosome, is currently tested for between the 11th and 13th weeks of a pregnancy, using an ultrasound screen and a hormonal analysis of the pregnant woman's blood.
The group which does not have a formal name yet was started in 2010 and has over 35 members with this chromosomal disorder.
Effective, low-cost screening Eimethods are ideal in screening for chromosomal abnormalities.
14 February 2012 - Bode Technology Group Inc, the US company specialising in forensic DNA analysis and DNA databasing, said it had acquired Arizona-based Chromosomal Laboratories Inc without providing information on deal terms.
229) investigated whether occupational exposures to benzene at levels near 1 ppm may be associated with increased incidence of sperm carrying structural chromosomal aberrations.
EXPERTS have uncovered further evidence that a chromosomal test can boost the chances of success with IVF.
A clinical trial has shown that addition of chemotherapy to radiation therapy leads to a near doubling of median survival time in patients with a form of brain tumor (oligodendroglioma) that carries a chromosomal abnormality called the 1p19q co-deletion.
It appears that most benign nevi are driven by point mutations in selected oncogenes but only exceptionally rarely do they show gross chromosomal abnormalities.
Fact.MR has announced the addition of the "Chromosomal Aberration Test Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Review 2018 to 2026"report to their offering.
Evaluation of embryo morphology is one of the most important parameters to evaluate developmental timing and provide an indication of chromosomal failure or degeneration.