Translocations as Genetic Markers
If two nonhomologous chromosomes interchange ends following chromosome breakage, the products of this event are termed a reciprocal interchange or reciprocal translocation. The two rearranged chromosomes that result are fully stable and, when transmitted together, contain all the chromosomal material that was present in the two normally arranged chromosomes from which they arose.
KeywordsRearrange Chromosome Reciprocal Translocation Chromosomal Material Ovule Abortion Balance Spore
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