Human Cheek Cell

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Human cheek cells have a lining of flat and polygonal cells with irregular boundaries, which are arranged edge to edge. As a result, they seem to form a delicate sheet or lining of cells. There is a presence of a small, densely staining structure in the cell nuclei of females, consisting of a condensed, inactive X chromosome. It is regarded as diagnostic of genetic femaleness.

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  1. Manu Prakash says:

    Wonderful post. What a beautiful insight – although I have seen 1000’s of cheek cells – never knew about this difference.

    Cheers
    Manu

    1. Shifa says:

      Thank you for the appreciation Sir 🙂

  2. laksiyer says:

    Wow. never knew that the bar body was visible in this. Need to try this

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