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550 Band Karyotype

550 band level human karyotype


Cytogenetics is the study of chromosomes and the related disease states caused by numerical and structural chromosome abnormalities. A variety of cell or tissue types can be used to perform these studies.

For information on Cytogenetics including some examples of normal and abnormal chromosomes and karyotypes please visit the Basic Cytogenetics page. For information and examples on Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH) please visit the FISH Information page.

All content and example images within this website are courtesy of the Seattle, WA Dynacare Cytogenetics Laboratory. Contact Info.

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Last updated: 7/17/13