Experientia

, Volume 37, Issue 3, pp 241–243 | Cite as

Human chromosomal heteromorphism in American blacks. V. Racial differences in size variation of the short arm of acrocentric chromosomes

  • R. S. Verma
  • H. Dosik
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Summary

Normal American blacks were studied by the RFA (R-bands by fluorescence using acridine orange) technique to estimate the frequency of size variation of the short arm of acrocentric chromosomes and to compare the data on Caucasians.

Keywords

Size Variation Acridine Racial Difference Acridine Orange Acrocentric Chromosome 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. S. Verma
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Dosik
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Divisions of Cytogenetics and HematologyThe Jewish Hospital and Medical CenterBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medicine, State University of New YorkDownstate Medical CenterBrooklynUSA

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