Some articles on chromosome, chromosome analysis:
... Chromosome studies are used in the general genetics clinic to determine a cause for developmental delay/mental retardation, birth defects, dysmorphic features, and/or autism ... Chromosome analysis is also performed in the prenatal setting to determine whether a fetus is affected with aneuploidy or other chromosome rearrangements ... Finally, chromosome abnormalities are often detected in cancer samples ...
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