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Guy Bradley-Smith

, Sally Hope

, Helen v. Firth

, and Jane A. Hurst

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date: 18 October 2021

Acrocentric A chromosome where the centromere is near one end. The gene coding material is usually located only on the long arm. The human acrocentric chromosomes are 13, 14, 15, 21, and 22.

Allele One of several alternative forms of a gene occupying a given locus on a chromosome....

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