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chromosome number

n
(Genetics) the number of chromosomes present in each somatic cell, which is constant for any one species of plant or animal. In the reproductive cells this number is halved. See also diploid1, haploid
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In general, the term used to indicate that there are errors in chromosome numbers is aneuploidy but does not indicate a specific number or condition.
This field guide outlines the identification and natural history of 137 species of shrubs and vines in Michigan and the Great Lakes region, including both native and introduced species, with information on their key characteristics, size and form, bark, leaves, stems and twigs, winter buds, flowers, fruit, site and habitat, distribution, similar species, notes, chromosome numbers, and growth pattern, along with line drawings.
This paper reports the chromosome numbers of eleven Turkish Fritillaria taxa from seventeen populations along with their karyotypes and ideograms.
In the past, the main genetic tests searched for abnormal chromosome numbers and mutations that lead to rare, inherited disorders.
absoluta was n = 29, which is in agreement with previously reported modal haploid chromosome numbers found in Gelechiidae (Lukhtanov & Puplesiene 1999).
2013) supported a monophyletic origin of Vitis, probably in the Eurasian lands, despite two different chromosome numbers, i.
glaucus having identical chromosome numbers have been classified in the section Odonthagnathius whereas C.
The basic chromosome numbers in the genus are n = 5 6 and (Maxted et al.
The older literature indicates possibly 5 chromosomes in some of the freshwater Vaucheria species, but other chromosome numbers have been reported also (Gross, 1937).
It has been proved that ferns are notorious for possessing the highest chromosome numbers recorded among living organisms.

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