Month: July 2020

20 Common karyotyping (or Chromosomal) Abnormalities

A karyotype is prepared in order to study the abnormalities associated with it that are commonly known as chromosomal abnormalities or karyotyping abnormalities.  Usually, karyotyping abnormalities are either structural or numerical, notably, here single base change or other smaller alteration related DNA can’t be encountered using the karyotyping.  However, as we know we can count …

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What does an Abnormal Karyotype Show?

Analysing and interpreting an Abnormal karyotype An abnormal karyotype may show many things that are related to the health condition of a patient. A standard cytogenetic technique- karyotyping is performed to detect abnormalities associated with chromosomes.  An abnormal and normal karyotype looks exactly the same to a great extent at first glance, you can’t identify …

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A karyotype of Turner Syndrome- Explained

Turner syndrome affects only female individuals. A type of chromosomal abnormality- Turner syndrome occurs due to the event known as nondisjunction.  The karyotype of Turner syndrome shows something very different that is not observed in the normal karyotype.  Talk of the topic: In the present article we are going to explain the karyotype of the …

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