Aneuploidy in Humans
Aneuploidy, the change in chromosome number by the addition (trisomy) or loss (monosomy) of a single chromosome, has a most dramatic effect on the cells and organisms in which it occurs. It is extremely harmful because it changes the gene dosages and creates genetic imbalances of a large number of genes simultaneously.
KeywordsDown Syndrome Sister Chromatid Synaptonemal Complex Spindle Pole Aneuploid Cell
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