OTHER WORDS FROM centromerecen·tro·mer·ic [sen-truh-mer-ik, -meer-], /ˌsɛn trəˈmɛr ɪk, -ˈmɪər-/, adjective
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It’s been one of the great mysteries of biology that all eukaryotes—all plants, animals, people, trees, flowers and higher organisms—have centromeres.
One of the biggest finds may be the structure of all of the human centromeres.
These shared epigenetic marks were concentrated in certain parts of the genome, including centromere and telomere regions on chromosomes.All identical twins may share a common set of chemical markers on their DNA|Jonathan Lambert|September 28, 2021|Science News
Learning more about centromeres may help researchers understand why chromosome division sometimes goes wrong, leading to cancer or genetic conditions such as Down syndrome.The first human genetic blueprint just turned 20. What’s next?|Tina Hesman Saey|February 22, 2021|Science News