pericentric


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pericentric

(ˌpɛrɪˈsɛntrɪk)
adj
1. (Astronomy) astronomy of or relating to a pericentre
2. (Biology) biology involving sections of chromosome on both sides of the centromere; of or pertaining to the centromere of a chromosome
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A full-thickness placental biopsy specimen was obtained from a healthy pericentric area, and fixed in 10% neutral buffered formal saline for 24 hours.
These marks are also required for the maturation of chromatin, as demonstrated for pericentric heterochromatin (Annunziato and Seale 1983; Ekwall et al.
They also indicated centromeric fusions and additions/deletions of C-heterochromatin, as well as occasional pericentric inversions, euchromatin deletions, missing chromosomes and centromeric shifts, as major mechanisms of chromosomal change.
Meanwhile, one or several chromosomal abnormalities, especially autosomal aberrations (including Robertsonian and balanced translocations) and pericentric and paracentric inversions, have been documented in about 8% of men with severe oligozoospermia (7).
Normal psychomotor development in a child with mosaic trisomy and pericentric inversion of chromosome 9.
bimaculatus showed the same diploid number (2n=50) but with differences in the karyotype formulas, probably due to rearrangements such as pericentric inversions.
minutus (2n = 42 to 50) that also depict large intraspecific karyotypical variability, mainly due to centric fusions/fissions and pericentric inversions (Freitas, 2007; Lopes et al.
Pericentric inversion of chromosome 2 in a patient with the empty follicle syndrome: case report.
pallidipennis populations sited at lower altitudes tend to support larger individuals, where pericentric inversions are more frequent (Colombo 2014).
Familial 10p trisomy resulting from a maternal pericentric inversion.
In the case of plants, histone H3S 10 phosphorylation appears initially at the end of prophase in pericentric chromatin while in animals the same modification begins at late [G.