Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Synaptonemal Complex

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3070

Attachment zone of pairing  chromosomes; this region appears in electron microscopy as a bandlike, 100 nm broad, striated zone, see  Cestodes/Reproduction,  Platyhelminthes.

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