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Usage examples for Chromosomes

  1. Observers who were actively engaged in this branch of recent histological research soon noticed that the chromosomes of a given organism are differentiated in definite numbers from the nuclear network in the course of division. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  2. Goat indicated one of his charts, showing a diagram of genes and chromosomes in different colors. – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay
  3. In the males, when mature, reduction takes place in the gametes, so that two kinds of sperms are formed, those with N chromosomes and those with N- l chromosomes. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  4. Modern researches have shown that the nucleus, when the cell divides, assumes the form of a spindle of fibres, associated with which are distinct bodies called chromosomes, that the number of these chromosomes where it can be counted is constant for all individuals of the same species, and that before the gametes are ready for fertilisation two cell- divisions take place, which result in the reduction of the number of chromosomes to half the original number. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  5. Thus each daughter- cell after the first or heterotypic division in normal cases contains 7 chromosomes. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  6. In the latter, one usually finds twice as many chromosomes as in the gonotokonts. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  7. What we know of the behaviour and variability of chromosomes seems in my opinion quite incompatible with the belief that they alone govern form, and are the sole agents responsible in heredity. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  8. This cell has thread- like things in it called chromosomes, and the chromosomes are made up of things called genes. – Thy Rocks and Rills by Robert Ernest Gilbert
  9. The factor for red eye then is present in both X chromosomes of the wild female, absent from both X and Y chromosomes of the white- eyed male. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  10. In this network, therefore, the individual chromosomes must have retained their original position. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  11. Other cases are known in which thicker portions occur in the substance of the resting nucleus, and these agree in number with the chromosomes. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
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