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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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.  … Read more

The rarest case of 3p Mosaic Deletion Duplication Syndrome

The rarest case of 3p Mosaic Deletion Duplication Syndrome

“3p mosaic deletion duplication syndrome is one of the rarest genetic/chromosomal conditions that involve both deletion and duplication of chromosome 3, which is congenital.” Deletion and duplication are the types of chromosomal aberrations. Deletion is when some portion of a chromosome gets removed from the chromosome. While duplication is when some portion gets copied or … Read more

How to Present Karyotype in a Standard Form?

How to Present Karyotype in a Standard Form?

Karyotype and karyotyping are similar terms, though, are different. Karyotyping is a genetic process of obtaining metaphase chromosomes while karyotype is an arranged form of it.  A standard form of a karyotype is when arranged pairwise in order to encounter any defects. The karyotyping or put simply, a karyotype is a technique to observe and … Read more