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How do Scientists Read Chromosomes?

        

How do Scientists Read Chromosomes?

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This site provides information on how scientists read a set a chromosomes. Scientists use three key characteristics to classify the similarities and differences of chromosomes. These three key features are size, banding pattern and centromere position. There is also an activity that allows one to identify the matching chromosomes.
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: October 04, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 20, 2014
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Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: submetacentric, meiosis, mitosis, chromosomes, acrocentric, microtubules, banding pattern, daughter cells, cell division, Giemsa bands, metacentric, centromere

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Language: English
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