Month: April 2021

Investigating a Karyotype of 3q29 Microdeletion Syndrome

The 3q29 deletion syndrome occurs by deletion of some portion from the q arm of chromosome 3 results in phenotypic alterations.  Chromosome 3 is the largest metacentric chromosome, comprises 200 million base pairs which represent 6.5% of total genomic content. Deletions are chromosome defects that occur when a part of a chromosome from either of …

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Common Clinical Karyotyping FAQs

Karyotyping is a common clinical genetic technique to observe and investigate chromosomes. Scientists using the technique for a long time, though not less known.  The karyotyping technique is now common for prenatal testing, fetal chromosome testing and to rule out other pregnancy-related problems and chromosomal aberrations.  It is very important for couples who are going …

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What is dicentric chromosome?

What is a Dicentric Chromosome?- Definition, Cause, Consequences

The dicentric chromosome is a highly uncommon event that occurs in the genome which causes genomic instability and cancer.  We have written many articles on common chromosome aberrations or chromosomal abnormalities such as a change in number, deletion, duplication and translocation.  These are common, studied well and can be identified easily using the conventional karyotyping …

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What Disorders are caused by the Double Monosomy?

Double monosomy is the aberrant chromosomal condition commonly found in the plant genome but so rare in the human genome. Chromosomal aberrations or defects we can say, are classified broadly into aneuploidies. The monosomy is a kind of aneuploidy in which a single chromosome from a pair is missing.  Meaning, that instead of normal 46 …

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What is Ring Chromosome?- Definition, Mechanism and Abnormalities

What is Ring Chromosome?- Definition, Mechanism and Abnormalities

A ring chromosome is formed when the ends of the same chromosome fuse together and make a ring-like structure. Chromosome ring formation is associated with certain health-related conditions.  Broad two categorize of chromosome aberrations or chromosome abnormalities are structural and numerical aberrations. When any event alters the structure of a chromosome greatly is referred to …

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Importance of Karyotyping in Infertility Screening

Karyotying is a technique to find chromosomal abnormalities such as Flinefeture, syndrome, Y chromosome microdeletions, Turner syndrome, sex reversal and other translocations in male and female infertility.  Do You know? 15% of the world population suffer from infertility. 1 in 6 couples faces difficulties to reproduce.  Karyotype abnormalities are reported in 2 to 14% of …

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Top Labeled Chromosome Images, Diagrams and Structure (Download)

Top Labeled Chromosome Images, Diagrams and Structure (Download)

In this article, we have listed images of structure and labeled diagrams of chromosomes, labeled chromosome images of different conditions and other images. Labeled structure of chromosome: We have a tone of articles, blog posts and other information regarding the structure of chromosomes on the internet. So I think, explaining everything, again and again, is …

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How to Prevent Chromosomal Abnormality during Pregnancy?

How to Prevent Chromosomal Abnormality during Pregnancy?

By following a healthy lifestyle, eating good quality foods and taking some preventive measure helps to prevent chromosomal abnormalities during pregnancy. Every parent wants a healthy baby and they are trying for it as well. A healthy baby should have a good birth weight, no structural anomalies, good metabolic activity and mentally & physically fit.  …

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