author={Uwe Claussen},
  journal={Cytogenetic and Genome Research},
  pages={101 - 106}
  • U. Claussen
  • Published 1 August 2005
  • Biology
  • Cytogenetic and Genome Research
The term “chromosomics” is introduced to draw attention to the three-dimensional morphological changes in chromosomes that are essential elements in gene regulation. Chromosomics deals with the plasticity of chromosomes in relation to the three-dimensional positions of genes, which affect cell function in a developmental and tissue-specific manner during the cell cycle. It also deals with species-specific differences in the architecture of chromosomes, which has been overlooked in the past… 

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