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The Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics / Edition 1

The Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics / Edition 1

by Steven L. Gersen, Martha B. Keagle


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The Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics / Edition 1

Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics is a basic reference text covering human chromosomes and the diagnosis of human chromosome abnormalities. It will be of value to all students and practitioners of genetics at the cellular level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780896035539
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 03/17/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 568
Product dimensions: 7.35(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

Steven L. Gersen, Ph.D.
AmeriPath Northeast, Shelton, CT, USA

Martha B. Keagle, M.Ed.
School of Agriculture, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA

Table of Contents

Preface to First Editionvii
eBook/PDA Instructionsxiii
Section IBasic Concepts and Background1
1History of Clinical Cytogenetics3
2DNA, Chromosomes, and Cell Division9
3Human Chromosome Nomenclature: An Overview and Definition of Terms27
Section IIExamining and Analyzing Chromosomes59
Editors' Foreword61
4Basic Laboratory Procedures63
5The Fundamentals of Microscopy81
6Quality Control and Quality Assurance93
7Instrumentation in the Cytogenetics Laboratory113
Section IIIClinical Cytogenetics131
8Autosomal Aneuploidy133
9Structural Chromosome Rearrangements165
10Sex Chromosomes and Sex Chromosome Abnormalities207
11Cytogenetics of Infertility247
12Prenatal Cytogenetics267
13Cytogenetics of Spontaneous Abortion323
14Chromosome Instability347
Section IVCancer Cytogenetics363
15Cytogenetics of Hematologic Neoplasms365
16Cytogenetics of Solid Tumors421
Section VFluorescence In Situ Hybridization453
17Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)455
Section VIBeyond Chromosomes491
Editors' Foreword493
18Fragile X: From Cytogenetics to Molecular Genetics495
19Genomic Imprinting and Uniparental Disomy515
20Genetic Counseling541

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