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What is translocation?

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What is translocation?

Chromosomes

Chromosomes are tightly coiled threads of the genetic material DNA and the structural protein histones. They are found in the nucleus of a cell. Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes.

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Translocation, in the field of genetics, occurs when portions of chromosomes swap places. This can occur within the same chromosome or between two...

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