Chromosome 4


Human chromosome 4 is a submetacentric chromosome that contains approximately 6.5% of the human genome.


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Altherr, Michael R(Jan 2006) Chromosome 4. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005813]