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Centromeres in Human Meiotic Chromosomes

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Science  21 Nov 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3908, pp. 1008-1010
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3908.1008

Abstract

Two heterochromnatic spots were observed in most bivalents of human spermnatocytes at the late diplotene stage from six individuals. It is our belief that these dark staining bodies are the centromeres of the meiotic chromosomes.