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Unformatted text preview: 3.4 Chromosome behavior and inheritance patterns in eukaryotes 3.5 Organelle chromosomes Lampbrush chromosomes. The chromosomes of some animals take on this lampbrush appearance during meiotic diplotene in females. The lampbrush structure is thought to be reminiscent of the underlying organization of all chromosomes: a central scaffold (here stained brightly) and projecting lateral loops (stained red) formed by a folded continuous strand of DNA with associated histone proteins. [M. Roth and J. Gall.] 44200_03_p73-114 3/3/04 1:47 PM Page 73...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course BIOL BIOL taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at Aberystwyth University.
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