A high degree of macronuclear chromosome polymorphism is generated by variable DNA rearrangements in Paramecium primaurelia during macronuclear differentiation.

@article{Caron1992AHD,
  title={A high degree of macronuclear chromosome polymorphism is generated by variable DNA rearrangements in Paramecium primaurelia during macronuclear differentiation.},
  author={François Caron},
  journal={Journal of molecular biology},
  year={1992},
  volume={225 3},
  pages={
          661-78
        }
}
  • François Caron
  • Published 1992
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of molecular biology
  • DNA rearrangements in Paramecium lead to the formation of macronuclear chromosomes, the sizes of which range from 50 and 800 kb (1 kb is 10(3) base-pairs). This process does not appear to be a simple size reduction of the micronuclear chromosomes by specific and reproducible DNA sequence elimination and chromosomal breakage followed by chromosomal amplification. On the contrary, this process generates a variety of different, but sequence-related, macronuclear chromosomes from a unique set of… CONTINUE READING
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