Function to obtain a list of organisms with their canonical and (when applicable) the autosomal chromosome names. This function is not usually used by the end user directly but through the filterChromosomes function.
a list with the organism as keys and the list of available chromosome sets as values
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chrsByOrg <- getChromosomesByOrganism() chrsByOrg[["hg"]] chrsByOrg[["hg"]][["autosomal"]]