Published Online: 16 APR 2007
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Montgomery, K. and Kucherlapati, R. 2007. Chromosome 12. eLS. .
- Published Online: 16 APR 2007
Human chromosome 12 is a submetacentric chromosome that contains 4.5% of the genetic material in the genome. It is characterized by gene clusters including those encoding homeobox C, type II keratins and proline-rich proteins. The final sequence of Human chromosome 12 has been published and annotated (Scherer et al., 2006).
- chromosome 12;
- gene clusters;
- cancer genes;