Chromosome Painting

Science / Genetics / Chromosome Painting: Attachment of certain fluorescent dyes to targeted parts of the chromosome. Used as a diagnositic for particular diseases, e.g. Types of leukemia.

Sex Chromosome

Science / Genetics / Sex Chromosome: The x or y chromosome in human beings that determines the sex of an individual. Females have two x chromosomes in diploid cells: males have an x and a y chromosome. The sex chromosomes comprise the 23 MORE

Sex Chromosomes

Science / Biology / Sex Chromosomes: The chromosomes that determine the sex of an organism. In humans, females have two X chromosomes, and males have one X chromosome and one Y chromosome. Chromosome that determines the gender (sex) of t MORE

Sand-Painting

Life Style / Painting / Sand-Painting: (also termed: sand mosaic, sand altar, earth picture, ground-painting) A rather odd method of pictorial expression first practised by the North American Indians, especially the Navaho. The pictures ar MORE

Premature Chromosome Condensation (PCC)

Science / Genetics / Premature Chromosome Condensation (PCC): A method of studying chromosomes in the interphase stage of the cell cycle. MORE

Painting The Tape

Business / Finance / Painting The Tape: Illegal practice by traders who manipulate the market by buying and selling a security to create the illusion of high trading activity and to attract other traders who may push up the price. MORE

Painting With Light

Entertainment / Photography / Painting With Light: Technique of lighting large, dark interior. The camera, mounted on a tripod, is given a long time exposure. The photographers moves continuously around the interior, giving flash or battery powered ph MORE

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