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Chromosomes, Human

Very long DNA molecules and associated proteins, HISTONES, and non-histone chromosomal proteins (CHROMOSOMAL PROTEINS, NON-HISTONE). Normally 46 chromosomes, including two sex chromosomes are found in the nucleus of human cells. They carry the hereditary information of the individual.

Year introduced: 1978

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Tree Number(s): A11.284.187.520.300, G05.360.162.520.300

MeSH Unique ID: D002877

Entry Terms:

  • Chromosome, Human
  • Human Chromosome
  • Human Chromosomes

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