Dicentric chromosomes and the inactivation of the centromere

@article{Therman1986DicentricCA,
  title={Dicentric chromosomes and the inactivation of the centromere},
  author={Eeva Therman and Carolyn Trunca and Evelyn Meyer Kuhn and Gloria E. Sarto},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={1986},
  volume={72},
  pages={191-195}
}
The origin and behavior of human dicentric chromosomes are reviewed. Most dicentrics between two non-homologous or two homologous chromosomes (isodicentrics), which are permanent members of a chromosome complement, probably originate from segregation of an adjacent quadriradial; such configurations are the result of a chromatid translocation between two nonhomologous chromosomes, or they represent an adjacent counterpart of a mitotic chiasma. The segregation of such a quadriradial may also give… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 25 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 33 references

Human chromosomes, structure, behavior, effects, 2nd edn

E Therman
1985
View 1 Excerpt

Isodicentric X chromosomes in humans : origin , segregation behavior , and replication band patterns

GW Dewald
1983

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…