chromatin : Definition, Usages, News and More

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

  • Harvey reasoned that since female-producing sperm seems to contain slightly more chromatin (chromosome material), it must be slightly heavier.
  • He found the nuclei of the brain cells broken into bits, with chromatin scattered throughout the cell body.
  • The cells were then examined for the presence of sex chromatin, a substance found only in female cells.
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  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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