ring chromosomes - ring chromosomes are mitotically stable....

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ring chromosomes A mutation event which removes both telomeres can be repaired by sealing the ends together forming a ring chromosome. This will be deleted for genes at both ends of the chr omosome. the symtoms will depend on the extent of the deletion. Surprisingly,
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Unformatted text preview: ring chromosomes are mitotically stable. One might expect them to get hopelessly entangled during DNA replication and at the very least to be concatenated when the time comes to seperate to the two poles. While this undoubtedly happens, it is not a frequent occurence....
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