Laboratory Genomics

CYTOGENOMICS (ADVANCED)

Learning Lab Advanced

Author information
Anne B.S. Giersch, PhD, FACMG
Heather Mason-Suares, PhD, FACMG
Drs Giersch and Mason-Suares disclosed no conflict of interest

Learning objectives:

  • Describe chromosomes
  • Describe cytogenetics
  • Explain numerical chromosome abnormalities
  • Explain structural chromosome abnormalities
  • Explain sex chromosome abnormalities
  • Describe cytogenetics techniques: Karotype, FISH, Chromosomal Microarray
  • Explain cytogenetic nomenclature
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