Inversion

inversion

A chromosome having the standard sequence of regions labelled 1 to 7, inclusive, is shown on the left. If a segment labelled 2 and 3 becomes inverted then the new configuration shown on the right is called an inversion. When the standard and inverted chromosomes pair with one another the result is a chromosome loop as shown in the lower part of the diagram.

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MLA style: Inversion. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2018. Wed. 21 Nov 2018. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/1933/7780-inversion/>

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