Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An irregular mass of heterochromatin in some chromosomes

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • First, the C-bands of all the chromosomes including the centromere coalesce in the center of the nucleus to produce a dense chromocenter.

    Evolution News & Views

  • Keep in mind that the DNA backbone of this chromocenter in different mammals is repetitive and highly species-specific.

    Evolution News & Views

  • First, the C-bands of all the chromosomes including the centromere coalesce in the center of the nucleus to produce a dense chromocenter.

    Evolution News & Views

  • HAC that associated preferentially with the chromocenter displayed a lower loss rate compared to the HAC that are less frequently associated.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • The chromocenter acts as a hub for the deposition of heterochromatic markers, controlling centromeric and pericentromeric DNA replication timing and chromosome segregation.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.