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Humangenetik

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 247–250 | Cite as

A simple banding technique for identification of human metaphase chromosomes

  • M. K. Bhasin
  • W. Foerster
Original Investigations

Summary

A simple technique of Giemsa staining is described giving characteristic banding patterns of human metaphase chromosomes; these patterns can be used to identify all 24 chromosome types.

Keywords

Internal Medicine Metabolic Disease Banding Pattern Characteristic Banding Simple Technique 
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Zusammenfassung

Wir beschreiben eine einfache Methode, die mit geringem Zeitaufwand charakteristische Bandenmuster in menschlichen Metaphase-Chromosomen ergibt. Die Muster ermöglichen die Identifizierung aller 24 Chromosomentypen.

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© Springer-Verlag 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. K. Bhasin
    • 1
  • W. Foerster
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für HumangenetikUniversity of GiessenGermany

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