Science / Genetics / Chromosome: The self-replicating genetic structure of cells containing the cellular dna that bears in its nucleotide sequence the linear array of genes. In prokaryotes, chromosomal dna is circular, and the entire genome is carried on one chromosome. Eukaryotic genomes consist of a number of chromosomes whose dna is associated with different kinds of proteins.

Chromosome Region Q

Science / Genetics / Chromosome Region Q: A designation for the long arm of a chromosome. MORE

Chromosome Region P

Science / Genetics / Chromosome Region P: A designation for the short arm of a chromosome. MORE

Homologous Chromosome

Science / Genetics / Homologous Chromosome: Chromosome containing the same linear gene sequences as another, each derived from one parent. MORE