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Chromosome 13

  1. Andrew Dunham

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005822

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Dunham, A. 2006. Chromosome 13. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. The Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

Human chromosome 13 is an acrocentric chromosome that contains 3.6% of the genetic material in the genome. It contains a rRNA gene cluster but appears to be relatively gene-poor.

Keywords:

  • acrocentric chromosome;
  • genomic sequence;
  • disease genes