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Search Results for: cytogenetics

Cytogenetics

Definition noun The branch of genetics that is concerned primarily in cellular components, especially chromosomes, in... Read More

Colcemid

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A methylated derivative of colchicine capable of depolymerizing microtubules and arresting... Read More

Demecolcine

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A cytotoxic alkaloid isolated from Colchicum autumnale, and is used as an antineoplast... Read More

Giemsa stain

Definition noun A Romanovsky type of stain named after German chemist and bacteriologist Gustav Giemsa, and is often used in... Read More

Nucleolar organizer region banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that employs silver staining to preferentially stain the... Read More

Genetics

Genetics Definition noun (1) The study of the patterns of inheritance of specific traits, relating to genes and genetic... Read More

Reverse banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that employs Giemsa staining technique that produces bands... Read More

Molecular genetics

Definition noun A branch of genetics that deal with the structure and function of genes at a molecular... Read More

Karyotype

Definition noun, plural: karyotypes (genetics) The characterization of the chromosome complement of a species (such as the... Read More

Biochemical Genetics

Definition noun A branch of genetics at a biochemical level and in which the relationship of genes and their control over... Read More

Quinacrine banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that treats chromosomes with quinacrine dihydrochloride to reveal... Read More

T-banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A modified reverse chromosomal banding technique wherein the telomeres are strongly stained... Read More

Giemsa banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome staining technique that employs Giemsa stain in order to produce a... Read More

Constitutive heterochromatin banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A selective banding technique wherein a banding pattern is produced in the constitutive... Read More