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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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The replicative function of some shuttle vectors originates from phage elements or chromosomal replication origins (oriCs), such as pUBP1 and pUBP2.
Following the sequencing convention, the nucleotide position 1 was placed upstream of the dnaA gene (VAA_049_1 and VAB_027_1) encoding the chromosomal replication initiator protein.
coli cytoskeletal MreBCD system led to the loss of DNA sequence from the region of the chromosomal replication terminus in a substantial fraction of the population.