adjective see chromatin

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  • chromatinic — See chromatin. * * * …   Universalium

  • chromatinic — adjective Of or pertaining to chromatin …   Wiktionary

  • chromatinic — chro·ma·tin·ic …   English syllables

  • chromatinic — adjective (of substance of a cell nucleus) readily colored by stains • Ant: ↑achromatinic • Pertains to noun: ↑chromatin • Derivationally related forms: ↑chromatin * * * adjective see chromatin …   Useful english dictionary

  • chromatin — chromatinic, adj. chromatoid, adj. /kroh meuh tin/, n. Cell Biol. the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus, consisting of DNA, RNA, and various proteins, that forms chromosomes during cell division. See diag. under cell. [1880 85;… …   Universalium

  • achromatinic — adj. 1. not readily colored by stains; of substance of a cell nucleus {chromatinic} [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chromatin — noun Date: 1882 a complex of nucleic acid and basic proteins (as histone) in eukaryotic cells that is usually dispersed in the interphase nucleus and condensed into chromosomes in mitosis and meiosis see cell illustration; compare euchromatin,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Nuclear dots — ND10s in human embryonic lung cells Nuclear dots (Aliases: Nuclear bodies , nuclear domains , PML bodies ) are punctate structures found in the nucleus of certain cells. Nuclear bodies (NBs) were first seen as prominent interchromatin structures… …   Wikipedia

  • endosome — (1) Endocytotic vesicle derived from the plasma membrane. More specifically an acidic non lysosomal compartment in which receptor ligand complexes dissociate. (2) A chromatinic body near the centre of a vesicular nucleus in some protozoa …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • chromatin — The genetic material of the nucleus, consisting of deoxyribonucleoprotein, which occurs in two forms during the phase between mitotic divisions: 1) as heterochromatin, seen as condensed, readily stainable clumps; 2) as euchromatin, dispersed… …   Medical dictionary

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