acentric


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acentric

[‚ā′sen·trik]
(biology)
Not oriented around a middle point.
(genetics)
A chromosome or chromosome fragment lacking a centromere.
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The models of acentric rhizome and decentred free-play have had, and still have, strong social, political, and intellectual repercussions.
x] are the critical temperature, gas pressure, and the acentric factor of each gas, X = 1,2,3, .
The damaged chromosomes, in the form of acentric chromatids or chromosome fragments, lag behind in anaphase when centric elements move towards the spindle poles.
These are from acentric fragment or lagging chromosomes induced by mutagens or clastogens such as ionizing radiation or are the result of non-disjunction (25), (39), (51).
I took advantage of my previous discovery that acentric chromosomes remain attached to their centric partners by a DNA tether.
The results listed in Table 3 for critical temperature, critical pressure, bubble point temperature, density, and acentric values for the C7+ fraction for the 13 oil samples are plotted in the figures from 6 to 10, respectively.
Primary predictors of implant failure are poor bone quality, chronic periodontitis, systemic diseases, habits as smoking, presence of infection, advanced age, implant location within oral cavity, short implants, acentric loading, an inadequate number of implants, parafunctional habits and absence/loss of implant integration with hard and soft tissues.
where P, V, and T represent pressure, molar volume, and temperature; R is the gas constant; and the terms a, b, c, and d can be constant or functions of temperature and fluid properties including critical temperature and pressure, and acentric factor, Valderrama (2003).
Micronuclei (MN) are small extranuclear bodies containing genetic material, such as acentric chromosome/chromatid fragments or whole chromosomes/chromatids, that form during cell division.
In other words, Derrida deprives center of its role as a ground for origin by showing that center is acentric in a given structure.
1986) state that the irregularity is generally associated with chromosome breakage and acentric fragments of different sizes, which may remain in the cytoplasm as micronuclei.