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Inversion

  • Definition: A structural aberration in a chromosome in which the order of seeral genes is revised from the normal order. A pericentric inversion includes the centromere within the inverted region, and a parachentic inversion does not include the centromere.

    Source: Essential Genetics: A genomics perspective (2006) 4th Ed.

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