Describing a protein complex that forms during meiosis

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  • synaptonemal — syn·ap·to·nem·al (sə nap″to neґməl) [synapsis + Gr. nēma thread] see under complex …   Medical dictionary

  • synaptonemal — syn·ap·to·ne·mal …   English syllables

  • synaptonemal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • synaptonemal complex — synaptonemal complex. См. синаптонемный комплекс. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Synaptonemal complex — The synaptonemal complex is a protein structure that forms between two homologous chromosomes during meiosis and that is thought to mediate chromosome pairing, synapsis, and recombination (crossing over). The synaptonemal complex is a tripartite… …   Wikipedia

  • synaptonemal complex — noun Etymology: synaptic + o or i + Greek nēma thread more at nemat Date: 1958 a complex tripartite protein structure that spans the region between synapsed chromosomes in meiotic prophase called also complex …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • synaptonemal complex — Structure, identified by electron microscopy, lying between chromosomes during synapsis; consists of two lateral plates closely apposed to the chromosomes and connected to a central plate by filaments. It appears to act as a scaffold, and is… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • synaptonemal complex — syn·ap·to·ne·mal complex sə .nap tə .nē məl or syn·ap·ti·ne·mal complex same n a complex triparite protein structure that spans the region between synapsed chromosomes in meiotic prophase * * * a ladderlike structure consisting of two lateral… …   Medical dictionary

  • synaptonemal complex — Abbreviation: SC A ribbon like proteinaceous structure formed between paired homologous chromosomes at the end of the first meiotic prophase. The SC binds the chromatids along their length, and facilitates crossing over …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • synaptonemal complex — …   Useful english dictionary

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