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Latest Cytogenetics Stories

Chromosomal Evolution Advancement In Sea Cradles
2012-12-12 15:45:38

The study of chromosome changes arisen during species evolution is a current and intriguing topic that evolutionary biology proposes.

Genetic Test Reveals More About Potential Birth Defects Than Conventional Methods
2012-12-06 11:43:12

Two new papers published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) show that genetic testing in early pregnancy reveals far more about potential birth defects and stillbirth risk than current prenatal testing does, based on a multi-center clinical trial using both methods.

Plant Chromosome Number Variation From Mediterranean Coasts To Tatra Mountains And Beyond
2012-11-27 15:37:25

Chromosome number is the most basic feature concerning the genome of a species, and it is known for about one third of higher plant species.

Down Syndrome Researchers Remove Extra Chromosome
2012-11-12 14:52:09

Geneticists from the University of Washington have successfully removed the extra chromosome 21 from cells derived from a person with Down syndrome.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.