Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Naylor, S. L. and Garcia, D. K. 2006. Chromosome 3. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
Human chromosome 3 is the third largest chromosome, containing ∼7% of the genetic material in the genome. This metacentric chromosome contains the most common fragile site as well as clusters of olfactory receptor and chemokine receptor genes.
- chromosome 3, gene mapping;
- comparative mapping;
- fragile site;
- genetic disease