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Chromosome 7

  1. Stephen W Scherer

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005816

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How to Cite

Scherer, S. W. 2006. Chromosome 7. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

Human chromosome 7 is a submetacentric chromosome containing 5.3% of the genome. It is characterized by T-cell receptor and homeobox A gene clusters and contains several imprinted genes.

Keywords:

  • chromosome 7;
  • disease;
  • genes;
  • maps;
  • DNA sequence