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Quotes of Chromosomes

  1. The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes – Bella Abzug
  2. For each chromosome contributed by the sperm there is a corresponding chromosome contributed by the egg, there are two chromosomes of each kind, which together constitute a pair. – Thomas Hunt Morgan
  3. The egg of every species of animal or plant carries a definite number of bodies called chromosomes The sperm carries the same number. Consequently, when the sperm unites with the egg, the fertilized egg will contain the double number of chromosomes – Thomas Hunt Morgan

Usage examples for Chromosomes

  1. These two processes lead to a reduction in the number of chromosomes so that finally every human germinal cell contains twelve, and therefore when the ovum is fertilized the characteristic number twenty- four is restored. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  2. In the formation of its gametes when the reduction division of the chromosomes takes place, half of them receive the dominant character, half the recessive. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  3. 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
  4. Unless some arrangement was made to prevent it, the act of fertilization would cause the number of chromosomes in the fertilized ovum to be double the number characteristic of the species. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  5. 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
  6. In this network, therefore, the individual chromosomes must have retained their original position. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  7. But the suggestion that chromosomes may be stimulating, change- exciting elements, does not, Spencer goes on to say, conflict with the conclusion that the chromosomes are the vehicles conveying hereditary traits. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. The number of chromosomes in human cells consequently is 22 in the male and 24 in the female. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  12. Thus each daughter- cell after the first or heterotypic division in normal cases contains 7 chromosomes – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Thus, in each daughter- nucleus the longitudinal halves of the chromosomes are present ready for the next stage in the division; they only require to be arranged in the nuclear plate and then distributed among the granddaughter- nuclei. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  16. The constancy of the numbers in which the chromosomes separate themselves from the nuclear network during division gave rise to the conception that, in a certain degree, chromosomes possess individuality. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  17. In the latter, one usually finds twice as many chromosomes as in the gonotokonts. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  18. In man, for example, the addition of twenty- four chromosomes from the spermatozoon to an ovum that already contained twenty- four chromosomes of its own would mean that after fertilization the ovum contained forty- eight. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  19. 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