Broken Chromosomes (IMAGE) Tufts University Caption DNA repair mechanisms can contribute to chromosome breakage at certain DNA sequences Credit Wikimedia Commons (Modified; no author stated) Link: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brokechromo.jpg Usage Restrictions Credit must be given to the creator. Adaptations must be shared under the same terms. License CC BY-SA Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.