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Chromosome Number: A Great Tool in Taxonomic Studies

Taxonomy – is the branch of biology that deals with identification, nomenclature and classification of an object. Cytology – is the branch of biology that deals with origin, structure and function of cell. So Cytotaxonomy presumably means the application of cytological data to taxonomy. More precisely we can say Cytotaxonomy …

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DNA: The Genetic Material

The cell nucleus plays a key role in inheritance was recognized in the 1870s by the observation that the nuclei of male and female reproductive cells undergo fusion in the process of fertilization. Soon thereafter, chromosomes were first observed inside the nucleus as thread-like objects that become visible in the …

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