telocentric chromosome

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Noun1.telocentric chromosome - a chromosome like a straight rod with the centromere in terminal position
chromosome - a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order; "humans have 22 chromosome pairs plus two sex chromosomes"
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In each karyomorph the sexual pair was included in a third group apart from the classification of biarmed and telocentric chromosome pairs (Figs.
The chromosome number of Angora goat was 2n=60, in which 29 pairs autosomes were all telocentric chromosomes. The X chromosome was the second longest telocentric chromosome, while Y chromosome was the shortest and only metacentric chromosome.
timopheevii is located on the long-arm of chromosome 1A (Anderson and Maan, 1995), sc[] is located on the long arm of chromosome 1D (1DL) from common wheat, and sc[s.sup.un] is located on a telocentric chromosome that is homeologous to group 4 from Ae.
3c), while those of the Big Omaha individual show the same pattern as the Great Barrier Island frog: heavy labelling throughout the long arm of a small telocentric chromosome, probably no.
Plants containing the telocentric 6RL were resistant to the nematode as compared with sib plants without the 6RL chromosome (P = 0.009) while those carrying the 6RS telocentric chromosome were susceptible as compared to sib plants without that chromosome (P = 0.186).
The cells with 56 numbers of chromosomes displayed the normal karyotype morphology, consisting of 9 pairs of metacentric, 5 pairs of submetacentric, 6 pairs of subtelocentric, and 8 pairs of telocentric chromosomes (karyotype formula = 9 m + 5 sm + 6 st + 81 with fundamental arm number FN = 42) (Figures 6(a) and 6(b)).
Segments, as B chromosomes, are dispensable and frequently occur in the smallest (S) telocentric chromosomes of the karyotype, but may be present in any element (John 1973).
Females of the three species show a chromosome complement of 44 telocentric chromosomes, with a similar karyotype.