submetacentric


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submetacentric

(ˌsʌbmɛtəˈsɛntrɪk)
adj
referring to chromosomes which have one long arm and one short arm
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In those that appeared more separated into mitotic metaphases, the chromosomes were either metacentric or submetacentric and small (1.
2003) used four Astyanax scabripinnis populations to analyze B chromosome characteristics and identified three forms of Bs, a metacentric macrochromosome, a submetacentric, and a metacentric chromosome.
subflavus (MN82759, collected also in locality 6) presented variation in the sexual pair, in which the X chromosome is a large submetacentric and the Y is a small acrocentric (Fig.
The first two or three chromosome pairs usually are metacentric, metacentric--submetacentric or submetacentric.
The complement includes seven pairs of large and medium-sized metacentric, five pairs of submetacentric (the first two are the largest elements of the set), two pairs of subtelocentric (the first pair is among the largest in the set, the others are of medium size) and eight pairs of small acrocentric autosomes.
The chromosomes comprised a graded series of 46 acrocentric or subtelocentric elements and one pair of metacentric to submetacentric chromosomes (Fig.
The chromosomes were classified as metacentric (m), submetacentric (sm) subtelocentric (st) and acrocentric (a) according to Levan et al.
2008) identified that one of the X chromosome pairs of females was submetacentric and the other one was acrocentric, and in males X chromosome was submetacentric.
The chromosomes were classified as metacentric, submetacentric, acrocentric or telocentric based on the ratio between the arms (r) and centromere index (ic), which was proposed by Guerra (1986).
2) in which nine pairs were metacentric and the remaining three pairs were submetacentric (Table 1).
striatus, the submetacentric pair is probably homeologous to the subtelocentric pair of the Atta species investigated in the present study.
The analysis of 120 metaphases (30 of each individual) revealed a karyotype of 2n = 48 and FN = 60 for all specimens (Figure 1), consisting of two metacentric pairs, four submetacentric pairs and 18 subtelo-acrocentric pairs.