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He named chromosomes in 1888, before their exact nature was well-known.
The scientists were especially interested in their telomeres—protective DNA sequences at the ends of chromosomes that act a bit like the caps on the ends of shoelaces.
Kelly experienced changes in his gut microbiome, his cognitive abilities slowed down, certain genes would turn off and on, and his chromosomes experienced structural changes.
In a study published last month, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology tracked an important part of the memory-making process at the molecular scale in engram cells’ chromosomes.
Each of Hsal’s cells carries 25 copies of its chromosome, which fragment and reassemble after a high radiation dosage.
The stretch of chromosome 3 contains many variants that are almost always inherited as a set.
This stretch on chromosome 3 contains multiple genetic variants that are almost always inherited together, forming a block known as a haplotype.
The oldest Neanderthal genomes in Eurasia have Y chromosomes that look much more like those of Denisovans.
In mammals and birds, male and female sex is usually determined by sex-specific genes on sex-specific chromosomes.
That’s because males inherit an X chromosome from their mother and the much smaller Y chromosome from their father.

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