Definition of 'chromosome'
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Anxiety can damage chromosomes responsible for a healthy immune system and shorten life by eight years. The Sun (2015)There is the genetic manipulation of the chromosomes in the cell. MANAGING IN TURBULENT TIMES (1980)And perhaps this was due to some gene or genes on their mitochondrial chromosome! The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)Yeah, he has an extra chromosome. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They study the chromosome cells to determine likely speed, muscular strength and velocity. The Sun (2016)The woman in our distant ancestry who carried the mitochondrial chromosomes from which all the human mitochondrial chromosomes of the present time are descended. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)The presence of these mitochondrial chromosomes would allow him to trace the mitochondrial tree back to that earlier Eve. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)It is just the luck of the draw, and then she got the extra chromosome that put the magic in. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This meant that all those early arrivals died out, or at least did not leave any mitochondrial chromosomes to posterity. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)Thankfully attitudes have changed and we now have a better understanding of the condition, which is caused by an extra chromosome. The Sun (2008)Because mutations in the mitochondrial chromosome happen at random, more of them might by chance happen in one mitochondrial lineage than in another. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)This occurs when males are born with an extra X chromosome. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He looks as though he is made of anger issues and extra Y chromosomes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most of the genetic information in the cell is coded in the DNA of the chromosomes of the nucleus. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)You have two sets of chromosomes, making a total of 46 altogether. Christianity Today (2000)To keep powering the cell, these two sets of chromosomes need to talk to each other, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The argument is that females have two X chromosomes, whereas males have only one. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)
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