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synaptinemal complex

[sə‚nap·tə′nē·məl ′käm‚pleks]
(cell and molecular biology)
Ribbonlike structures that extend the length of synapsing chromosomes and are believed to function in exchange pairing.
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1990) studied meiosis and synaptonemal complex in hybrids between Israeli races with respect to structural polymorphisms in the largest chromosomal pair.
5: Spermatocyte abnormalities Primary rat spermatocytes stained with an anti-SCP3 antibody were selected to quantify synaptonemal complex abnormalities by fluorescence photomicroscopy.
Expression of synaptonemal complex protein 3 increases after the Saikokaryukotsuboreito treatment
1973 Differentiation of the synaptonemal complex and the kinetochore in Locusta spermatocytes studied by whole mount electron microscopy.
The synaptonemal complex, which normally would support the synapsis of homologs by creating a sticky bond along their entire length, failed to form.
This study was undertaken with an aim to define criteria of normality for meiosis by assessing the frequency of meiotic prophase cell types, the frequency of pachytene substages in normal and abnormal spermatogenesis and to determine what synaptonemal complex (SC) abnormalities are found in normal and abnormal meiotic prophase and their frequencies.
The regions that have been recognized as homologous are brought within a critical distance and connected by the synaptonemal complex (SC), which is indifferent to homology (Wettstein et al.
Chromosomal and synaptonemal complex analysis of Robertsonian polymorphisms in Akodon dolores and Akodon molinae (Rodentia, Cricetidae) and their hybrids.