A configuration in which the chromosome configuration of anaphase (centromeres pointing towards poles, telomeres dragging behind) is "frozen" throughout the next cell cycle.
A configuration in which the chromosome configuration of anaphase (centromeres pointing towards poles, telomeres dragging behind) is "frozen" throughout the next cell cycle. The presence of the Rabl organization is known to vary greatly between species and among tissues or developmental stages of an organism. Some cells lose the Rabl organization soon after entering interphase, whereas others retain the organization through to the next mitosis.
Definition by Pete Carlton at http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~pcarlton/meio.html, and:
- Carrie R. Cowan, Peter M. Carlton, and W. Zacheus Cande:
The Polar Arrangement of Telomeres in Interphase and Meiosis. Rabl Organization and the Bouquet. Plant Physiology, February 2001, 125: 532-538.
What is an eponym?
An eponym is a word derived from the name of a person, whether real or fictional. A medical eponym is thus
any word related to medicine, whose name is derived from a person.
What is Whonamedit?
Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms.
It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person,
with a biography of that person.
Whonamedit? does not give medical advice.
This survey of medical eponyms and the persons behind them is meant as a general interest site only.
No information found here must under any circumstances be used for medical purposes, diagnostically,
therapeutically or otherwise. If you, or anybody close to you, is affected, or believe to be
affected, by any condition mentioned here: see a doctor.