Techniques to Isolate Specific Human Metaphase Chromosomes

  • Wayne Wray
  • Elton Stubblefield


The physical and chemical nature of chromosomes and the adherence of contaminating cellular materials under isolation conditions are important factors to be considered in selection of a method for mass isolation of chromosomes. The application for which the chromosomes are to be used may ultimately determine the procedure chosen.


Metaphase Chromosome Sucrose Gradient Mitotic Apparatus Cell BioI Human Metaphase Chromosome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wayne Wray
    • 1
  • Elton Stubblefield
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Cell BiologyBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Cell Biology, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteUniversity of Texas System Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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