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synonyms for chromosome

  • RNA
  • gene
  • heredity
  • genetic code
  • nucleic acid
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How to use chromosome in a sentence

He named chromosomes in 1888, before their exact nature was well-known.
TOP 10 SCIENCE ANNIVERSARIES TO CELEBRATE IN 2021TOM SIEGFRIEDFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
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.
SPACEFLIGHT AFFECTS THE HUMAN BODY IN TWO MAJOR, PECULIAR WAYSPAOLA ROSA-AQUINONOVEMBER 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
SPACEFLIGHT DOES SOME WEIRD THINGS TO ASTRONAUTS’ BODIESNEEL PATELNOVEMBER 25, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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.
BRAIN CELL DNA REFOLDS ITSELF TO AID MEMORY RECALLELENA RENKENNOVEMBER 2, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Each of Hsal’s cells carries 25 copies of its chromosome, which fragment and reassemble after a high radiation dosage.
PRESERVING A SENSE OF WONDER IN DNA - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSVIRAT MARKANDEYAOCTOBER 28, 2020NAUTILUS
The stretch of chromosome 3 contains many variants that are almost always inherited as a set.
SOME NEANDERTAL GENES MAY UP THE RISK OF SEVERE COVID-19TINA HESMAN SAEYOCTOBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
This stretch on chromosome 3 contains multiple genetic variants that are almost always inherited together, forming a block known as a haplotype.
NEANDERTAL GENES IN PEOPLE TODAY MAY RAISE RISK OF SEVERE COVID-19TINA HESMAN SAEYOCTOBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The oldest Neanderthal genomes in Eurasia have Y chromosomes that look much more like those of Denisovans.
NOT-SO-HOSTILE TAKEOVER: HUMAN Y CHROMOSOME DISPLACED THE NEANDERTHALS’ VERSIONKIONA N. SMITHSEPTEMBER 24, 2020ARS TECHNICA
In mammals and birds, male and female sex is usually determined by sex-specific genes on sex-specific chromosomes.
EXTRA DNA MAY MAKE UNLIKELY HYBRID FISH POSSIBLECHRISTIE WILCOXAUGUST 5, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
That’s because males inherit an X chromosome from their mother and the much smaller Y chromosome from their father.
HOW TO BREED A POMSKY AND OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT DOGS AND SEXPRADEEP MUTALIKJUNE 18, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
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WORDS RELATED TO CHROMOSOME

  • RNA
  • chromosome
  • gene
  • genetic code
  • heredity
  • nucleic acid
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