Definition of Chromatid

1. Noun. One of two identical strands into which a chromosome splits during mitosis.

Group relationships: Chromosome
Generic synonyms: Fibril, Filament, Strand

Definition of Chromatid

1. Noun. (genetics) Either of the two strands of a chromosome that separate during mitosis. ¹

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Definition of Chromatid

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Medical Definition of Chromatid

1. Single chromosome containing only one DNA duplex. Two daughter chromatids become visible at mitotic metaphase, though they are present throughout G2. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chromatid

chromatic fibre
chromatic granule
chromatic number
chromatic numbers
chromatic scale
chromatic scales
chromatic spectrum
chromatic vision
chromatid (current term)
chromatin 3'-phosphatase-5'-hydroxy kinase
chromatin body
chromatin granule
chromatin network
chromatin nucleolus
chromatin particles

Literary usage of Chromatid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Statistical Inference from Genetic Data on Pedigrees by Elizabeth Alison Thompson (2000)
"5.5 chromatid interference Where only one of the four gametic products of meiosis can be observed, it is hard to find evidence for chromatid interference. ..."

2. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Françoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"Random strand involvements (no chromatid interference) and random distribution ... In this paper, we discuss a Markov model for chromatid interference. ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Chromosome aberrations and sister chromatid exchanges were examined in testicular ... Sister chromatid exchange (SCE) frequency was slightly increased and ..."

4. Genetics Testing in the New Millennium: Advances, Standards and Implications edited by Constance A. Morella (2001)
"Dissertation: Sister chromatid Exchange in Chromosomes of Untreated and Drug Treated Human Fibroblasts . Submitted for partial fulfillment of the ..."

5. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Expected Deletions/ deletions/ Treatment 100 cells 100 cells "Restriction site TTT/AAA. *100 cells/point. Table 4. Frequency of chromatid and ..."

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