Human Genetics

, Volume 57, Issue 1, pp 93–95 | Cite as

High resolution R- and G-banding on the same preparation

  • Bernard Dutrillaux
  • Evani Viegas-Pequignot
Short Communications


A simple method using bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU), for both cell synchronization and incorporation into replicating DNA is described. Many prophasic and prometaphasic mitoses were observed, and due to the probable blocking at different times of the cell cycle, very good R-banding and G-banding were obtained simultaneously on the same preparation.


Cell Cycle Internal Medicine High Resolution Metabolic Disease Bromodeoxyuridine 
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© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard Dutrillaux
    • 1
    • 2
  • Evani Viegas-Pequignot
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut de Protection et de Sûreté Nucléaire, Département de Protection, Services de Pathologie et de Protection SanitaireCommissariat à l'Energie AtomiqueFontenay-Aux-RosesFrance
  2. 2.Institut de ProgenèseParis Cedex 06France

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