chromatin chromatin


  • (n) the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins; during mitotic division it condenses into chromosomes


  1. He found the nuclei of the brain cells broken into bits, with chromatin scattered throughout the cell body.
  2. The cells were then examined for the presence of sex chromatin, a substance found only in female cells.
  3. Micro scopic examination of carefully cultivated slides, they discovered, reveals the presence or absense of the sex-chromatin body that determines femininity.


  • Chromatin Inc. to Partner with the Sorghum Checkoff to Accelerate Grain Sorghum Development

    Chromatin, Inc., a leading developer of sorghum seeds for agriculture and renewable energy, and the Sorghum Checkoff, a producer-funded organization dedicated to improving the sorghum industry, announced today they have entered into a multi-year agreement to develop new higher yielding and more advanced grain sorghum hybrids for farmers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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