karyotype of Down syndrome

Karyotype of Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)- Explained

Down syndrome is a genetic abnormality that occurs due to the imbalance of chromosome number causes mental, cognitive, and developmental problems. The down syndrome is often known trisomy 21 which is more a scientific term used for it, however, the name down syndrome is given from the name of the scientist John Langdon Down who …

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A karyotyping Test: What is It and How to perform it?

“A test performed by the cytogeneticist to know chromosomal abnormalities associated with a fetus or person is known as a karyotyping test.”  Genetic testing is now widely used in fetal testing and hence mental, cognitive or developmental abnormalities can be detected earlier during pregnancy.  A DNA test and a chromosomal test are used to screen …

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