Overview of clinical cytogenetics.

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Abstract

  • This unit provides an introduction to clinical cytogenetics. It opens with indications for prenatal and postnatal chromosome analysis, followed by a brief discussion of the applications of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). It suggests tissue sources for prenatal and postnatal analysis, and closes with a review of numerical and structural chromosome abnormalities. This unit provides an introduction to clinical cytogenetics.
  • Keywords

  • Chromosome Aberrations, Cytogenetic Analysis, Female, Genetics, Medical, Humans, In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence, Pregnancy, Prenatal Diagnosis
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    Author List

  • Korf BR
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  • Unit
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  • 8.1
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  • Chapter 8