chromatin chromatin

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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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