A portion of DNA in animal cells whose density differs from that of the other DNA, consisting of short, repeating sequences of nucleotide pairs near the region of the centromere.
Why Capitalization Matters When You Write Native AmericanThe definition of "Native American" is a lot more complicated than the genetics chart you get from your standard DNA testing center. Let's start with the capitalization issue.
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