Chromosome Movement and Segregation

  • Bernard John
  • Kenneth R. Lewis
Part of the Protoplasmatologia book series (PROTOPLASMATOL., volume 6 / F / 1)


So far we have discussed only those mechanical changes which affect the morphology of the chromosomes. Here we want briefly to indicate the bodily movements they undergo and which affect their distribution.


Chromosome Movement Chiasma Formation Preferential Segregation Centric Heterochromatin Knob Chromosome 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard John
    • 1
  • Kenneth R. Lewis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GeneticsThe UniversityBirminghamEngland
  2. 2.Botany SchoolThe UniversityOxfordEngland

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