Techniques for Chromosome Analysis

  • Vaithilingam G. Dev
  • Ramana Tantravahi


Chromosome identification methods are widely used in somatic cell genetic studies, e.g., for ascertaining the normal karyotype and changes associated with transformation and neoplasia, identification of parental contribution of chromosomes in somatic cell hybrids and for gene mapping, and for verifying the cross-contamination of cell lines.


Acridine Orange Mouse Chromosome Nucleolus Organizer Region Somatic Cell Hybrid Constitutive Heterochromatin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vaithilingam G. Dev
    • 1
  • Ramana Tantravahi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medical Genetics, College of MedicineUniversity of South AlabamaMobileUSA
  2. 2.Cytogenetics Laboratory, Sidney Farber Cancer Institute and Department of MedicineHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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