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Aneuploidy

An abnormality involving a chromosome Number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number (one chromosome set is incomplete). Organisms that possess that lack 1 or possess 1 extra chromosome in their chromosome set, such as downs syndrome sufferers who possess 47 chromosomes (46 being the norm in humans), 1 more than the species chromosome Number.


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Re: aneuploidy and polyploidy

... late response...but I'm procrastinating so I'll attempt to answer your question nonetheless from my recent, rather basic understanding of studying aneuploidy for the past 3 hours (am doing a research assignment on it...and am fascinated!) Anyway, enough gabbling! :lol: :lol: :lol: I would suspect ...

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by carmodyf
Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:36 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: aneuploidy and polyploidy
Replies: 2
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aneuploidy and polyploidy

hi. could you please explain me the answers to this question: why aneuploidy is more problemetic than polyploidy? i know that aneuploidy is missing/extra chromosomes and it can lead unequal distrubution of chromosomes. is that why it is more problemetic because ...

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by sungyaeji
Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:52 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: aneuploidy and polyploidy
Replies: 2
Views: 4359

Aneuploidy and Mosaicism

Hi guys, I was told by my teacher to research about Down Syndrome, and it seems that the more I study, the more questions I came up with :lol:. So any answers would help. 1. Why is that having more or having less chromosomes in a cell is bad. All of our chromosomes have a copy of each other right? A...

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by Procon1234
Sun Jan 09, 2011 3:23 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Aneuploidy and Mosaicism
Replies: 4
Views: 2695

distinguishing between meiosis 2 and mitosis

... displayed in the image above. Mitosis, on the other hand, always yields diploid daughter cells in diploid organisms (no taking into consideration aneuploidy that may occur in cancer cells, etc.). As such, an image of mitosis would show the traditional "><" chromosome image being ...

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by jyaron
Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:16 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: distinguishing between meiosis 2 and mitosis
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Disjunction and Aneuploidy??

do you know what disjunction means? it's not that hard, you have to understand how meiosis works, and what is meant by disjunction and aneuploidy.

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by MrMistery
Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:05 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Disjunction and Aneuploidy??
Replies: 1
Views: 1833
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