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Definition a threadlike structure in the cell nucleus that carries genes in a linear order
  • Soon after Harris's HeLa-chicken study, a pair of researchers at New York University discovered that human-mouse hybrids lost their human chromosomes over time, leaving only the mouse chromosomes.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • They use terms like "chromosome rearrangement," or "delayed mutation" to explain why their science is not an exact science.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • chromosome = a threadlike structure in the cell nucleus that carries genes in a linear order
  • If a chromosome disappeared and production of a certain enzyme stopped, researchers knew the gene for that enzyme must be on the most recently vanished chromosome.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosome = a threadlike structure in the cell nucleus that carries genes in a linear order
  • "Loss of Heterozygosity for Alleles on Chromosome 11 in Cervical Carcinoma," American Journal of Human Genetics 49 (1991).
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosome = a threadlike structure in the cell nucleus that carries genes in a linear order
  • Rearrangement of Chromosome Band nqi3 in HeLa Cells
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosome = a threadlike structure in the cell nucleus that carries genes in a linear order
  • Integration Sites of Human Papillomavirus 18 DNA Sequences on HeLa Cell Chromosomes
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • Banded Marker Chromosomes as Indicators of Intraspecies Cellular Contamination
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • Examination of ATCC Stocks for HeLa Marker Chromosomes in Human Cell Lines
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • Human-Mouse Hybrid Cell Lines Containing Partial Complements of Human Chromosomes and Functioning Human Genes
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • "The Chromosome Number of Man," Cytogenics 42 (January 26, 1956).
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosome = a threadlike structure in the cell nucleus that carries genes in a linear order
  • Mammalian Chromosomes in Vitro: The Karyotype of Man
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • Cytological Technique, Preconception, and the Counting of Human Chromosomes
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • We call those chromosomes—those are the things that were colored bright in that big picture I gave you.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • Christoph had framed a fourteen-by-twenty-inch print of Henrietta's chromosomes that he'd "painted" using FISH.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • To the untrained eye, it simply creates a beautiful mosaic of colored chromosomes.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • Deborah traced her mother's chromosomes in the picture with her finger.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • The man who discovered that fact was Walter Nelson-Rees, a chromosome expert who was director of cell culture at the Naval laboratory.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosome = a threadlike structure in the cell nucleus that carries genes in a linear order
  • This allowed scientists to begin mapping human genes to specific chromosomes by tracking the order in which genetic traits vanished.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • The chromosomes inside the cells swelled and spread out, and for the first time, scientists could see each of them clearly.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order
  • But chromosomes clumped together, making it impossible to get an accurate count.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
chromosomes = threadlike structures in the cell nucleus that carry genes in a linear order

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