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Chromosome structure

DNA and histone proteins are packaged into structures called chromosomes.

The chromosome overall structure can then be divided into a longer q arm and a shorter p arm joined at the centromere. The centromere is also the site of chromosome pairs being joined together.


Links: Molecular Development - Genetics


Source: Genetics Home Reference. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/handbook/illustrations/chromosomestructure


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