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Chromosome

Chromosomes are tightly packaged bundles of DNA, the chemical that encodes genetic information. Nearly all human body cells have a set of 46 chromosomes, while egg and sperm cells have 23.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Complete human chromosome sequenced for first time 20 July 2020 News
Embryos with abnormal cells may be common and result in IVF success 20 July 2020 News
Genome editing in human embryos has unintended side-effects 29 June 2020 News
DNA crossovers drive healthy or abnormal sperm/egg cell division 8 June 2020 News
Genetic cause for testes developing in people with female chromosomes 8 June 2020 News
Radio Review: BBC Sounds - Can I trust DNA ancestry tests? 11 May 2020 Review
Book Review: A Century of Geneticists – mutation to medicine 27 April 2020 Review
Fertility preservation - the inequity of the law 20 April 2020 Comment
Podcast Review: Episode 1: The Gene Gap - What does it mean to be human? 23 March 2020 Review
Book Review: The Dance of Life: Symmetry, Cells and How We Become Human 9 March 2020 Review
'Rubber band' protein blamed for falling female fertility with age 25 November 2019 News
Rare genetic quirk twice as common as thought 14 October 2019 News
Event Review: Transforming Medicine - The Promise of Human Genome Editing for Rare and Genetic Disease 16 September 2019 Review
Sperm selection method could offer sex selection 19 August 2019 News
First baby born in mitochondrial donation for infertility trial 15 April 2019 News
Artificial intelligence learns to identify good embryos for IVF 8 April 2019 News
Low oxygen in womb may harm fertility of future daughters 1 April 2019 News
DNA damage in neurons repaired during sleep 11 March 2019 News
Extremely rare semi-identical twins identified for second time 4 March 2019 News
Shark DNA may hold clues to human cancer treatment 25 February 2019 News
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: PGS and PGD
13 September 2016 6pm (registration), 6.30pm-8.30pm (discussion) Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
The Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event about testing and screening human embryos is taking place TOMORROW EVENING - book NOW. The event will be chaired by Dr Sue Avery, with speakers including Dr Tony Gordon, Dr Christine Patch, James Lawford Davies and Professor Michael Parker...
Genetic Testing in the 21st Century: Should We Screen the Human Embryonic Genome before Implantation?
8 March 2011 1.15pm-1.55pm Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
A presentation by Dr Joyce Harper to mark International Women's Day...
European Molecular Biology Organisation Meeting
29 August 2009 Amsterdam RAI, 22 Europaplein, Amsterdam 1078 GZ, Netherlands
The 1st annual conference of the European Molecular Biology Organisation...