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Descriptor in English: Chromosomes
Descriptor in Spanish: Cromosomas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cromossomos
Descriptor in French: Chromosomes
Entry term(s): Chromosome
Tree number(s): A11.284.187
A11.284.430.106.279.345.190
G05.360.162
Scope note: In a prokaryotic cell or in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell, a structure consisting of or containing DNA which carries the genetic information essential to the cell. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Karyotyping MeSH
DeCS UI: 2924
Descriptor UI: D002875
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Chromosomes - Preferred
Concept UI M0004414
Scope note In a prokaryotic cell or in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell, a structure consisting of or containing DNA which carries the genetic information essential to the cell. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Preferred term Chromosomes
Entry term(s) Chromosome



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