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Definition of «Chromatin»

Chromatin: The nucleoprotein material of chromosomes. Chromatin is essentially the substance of chromosomes. It is made up of DNA attached to a protein structure, together with chromosomal RNA. Chromatin exists in two states, euchromatin and heterochromatin, with different staining and functional properties.

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  • chromatin: Definition from Answers.com

    Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( krō ' mə-tĭn ) n. A complex of nucleic acids and proteins, primarily histones, in the cell nucleus that stains ...

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    One of the most interesting areas in chromatin research is investigating chromatin function in stem cells such as embryonic stem (ES) cells induced pluripotent stem ...

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    noun Cell Biology . the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus, consisting of DNA, RNA, and various proteins, that forms chromosomes during cell division ...

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