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telocentric

[¦tel·ə¦sen·trik]
(cell and molecular biology)
Pertaining to a chromosome with a terminal centromere.
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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.
0 Telocentric chromosome; The fluorescence could be observed throughout the cytoplasm and nuclei of control cells except in the cryptomere vesicle.
2a) comprised 15 metacentric pairs, 11 submetacentric pairs, 5 subtelocentric pairs and 18 telocentric pairs (Fig.
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).
Keywords: Chromosome number, telocentric chromosomes, heterochromatin, nucleolus-organizing regions
Even among species with 19 pairs of chromosomes, variation in karyotype is apparent, and the number of telocentric chromosomes varies from zero in Chlamys farreri to 14 in Pecten maximus and P.
differ only in the number of metacentric (M) and telocentric (T)
rugosa has homomorphic sex chromosomes of subtelocentric (X and Y) and telocentric (X and Y) types, respectively, in both sexes.
Having expounded the messianic character of Pantagruel (MLR, 88, 455-56) and the telocentric plan of Le Tiers Livre (with Gargantua little more than an insipid rewrite of Pantagruel), Duval applies his ingenuity and erudition to the hidden design of Rabelais's last, seemingly anticlimactic chronicle.
The two largest pairs of macrochromosomes are submetacentric, the third largest pair is subtelocentric, the next two pairs are submetacentric and the sixth and seventh pair are telocentric.
Interestingly, the two larger elements of the fissioned chromosome 1 found in the FM2 cytotype are not truly telocentric but possess minute short arms (subacrocentric).
Karyological studies on Channa marulius suggest a diploid number of 44 for the species but the Indian population and Thailand population are different in number of metacentric and telocentric chromosomes.