Latest Cytogenetics Stories
An international consortium of genetics experts has issued a consensus statement recommending chromosomal microarray (CMA) as the new standard practice for genetic evaluation of children with unexplained developmental delay, autism or birth defects.
Oxygen levels in the lab can permanently alter human embryonic stem (ES) cells, specifically inducing X chromosome inactivation in female cells, according to Whitehead Institute researchers.
Jumping Elements, Some of Which Cause Genetic Diseases, Become Incorporated in the Genome at Different Stages of Human Development.
A reliable method for producing plants that carry genetic material from only one of their parents has been discovered by plant biologists at UC Davis.
Male mice born with female sex chromosomes experience hypertension seen in postmenopausal women
In largest study to date, chromosomal microarray analysis picks up more abnormalities than current tests.
New research in the Journal of Cell Biology shows that the tumor suppressor p53 limits the growth of cells with incorrect numbers of chromosomes and prevents their progression toward cancer.
Chromosomes move faster than we first thought.
Contrary to a widely held scientific theory that the mammalian Y chromosome is slowly decaying or stagnating, new evidence suggests that in fact the Y is actually evolving quite rapidly through continuous, wholesale renovation.
EMBL scientists uncover the gene responsible for keeping females female.
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