The Eukaryote chromosome
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The Eukaryote chromosome papers presented at a conference held under the auspices of the U.S./Australia Science agreement

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Published by Australian National University Press in Canberra .
Written in English


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Statementeditors, W. J. Peacock and R. D. Brock.
ContributionsPeacock, W. J., Brock, Richard Donald.
LC ClassificationsQH600 .E88 1975
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Paginationx, 500 p. :
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4928026M
ISBN 100708101046
LC Control Number76354574

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The eukaryote chromosome is a complicated structure that, in addition to DNA, contains several different types of proteins. The chromosomes of higher organisms are studied most frequently at mitotic : Eeva Therman. Mapping Eukaryote Chromosomes by Recombination, Introduction to Genetic Analysis 11th (biology) - Anthony J. F. Griffiths, Susan R. Wessler, Sean B. Carroll | Books Test Prep. Fax: + ( ) E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT The data that probably sex and sexual reproduction of eukaryotic organisms are the result of the long evolution of noncoding DNAs.   Key Terms. nucleosome: any of the subunits that repeat in chromatin; a coil of DNA surrounding a histone core; histone: any of various simple water-soluble proteins that are rich in the basic amino acids lysine and arginine and are complexed with DNA in the nucleosomes of eukaryotic chromatin; chromatin: a complex of DNA, RNA, and proteins within the cell nucleus out of which chromosomes.

Eukaryotic chromosomes are typically linear, and eukaryotic cells contain multiple distinct chromosomes. Many eukaryotic cells contain two copies of each chromosome and, therefore, are diploid. The length of a chromosome greatly exceeds the length of the cell, so a chromosome needs to be packaged into a very small space to fit within the cell. Nelson R. Cabej, in Building the Most Complex Structure on Earth, Reproduction in Single-Celled Eukaryotes. Eukaryotes (from the ancient Greek ευ (eu), “good, true,” and κάρυον (karion), kernel) are characterized by the presence of a nucleus, a number of chromosomes in which DNA is organized in form of nucleoproteins, and by a number of membrane-bound organelles. Chromosome Techniques: Theory and Practice, Third Edition focuses on chromosome research. The book first discusses pre-treatment and hypotonic treatment. Pre-treatment for clearing the cytoplasm and softening the tissues; separation of chromosomes and clarification of constrictions; and hypotonic treatment for chromosome spread are described. Eukaryotic Chromosomal Structure and Compaction. If the DNA from all 46 chromosomes in a human cell nucleus was laid out end to end, it would measure approximately two meters; however, its diameter would be only 2 nm. Considering that the size of a typical human cell is about 10 µm (, cells lined up to equal one meter), DNA must be.

Structure and function of eukaryotic chromosomes. Berlin ; New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Hennig. The topics concerning eukaryotic chromosomes that are discussed include: the DNA and protein components of chromosmes; mitosis and meiosis; and specialized, plant, and organelle chromosomes. With these higher systems, considerable progress has recently been made in understanding the organization and acitivity of mitotic and meitotic chromosomes. The hierarchal structure of tightly packaged DNA in eukaryotes is that of the DNA's double helix, nucleosomes, supercoils, chromatin, and the chromosome. Chromosomal proteins. Each chromosome is a highly organized structure of DNA and associated proteins. : Chromosomes: Eukaryotic, Prokaryotic, and Viral, Volume III (): Adolph, Kenneth W.: Books.