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Is a rare chromosomal disorder in which there is deletion (monosomy) of a portion of chromosome 9. Symptoms include microgenitalia, mental retardation with microcephaly and dysmorphic features.

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Regarding pairing of chromosome in karyogram.

I see now, he has two trisomies and one monosomy... Theoreticaly why not? If there is trisomy, there must be monosomy, right?

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by JackBean
Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Regarding pairing of chromosome in karyogram.
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Re: aneuploidy and polyploidy

... enough gabbling! :lol: :lol: :lol: I would suspect that aneuploidy is far more problematic than polyploidy because there are different types (monosomy and trisomy) and it can occur in sex chromosomes or autosomes...AND there are different causes (non-disjunction, translocation errors, mitosis ...

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by carmodyf
Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:36 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: aneuploidy and polyploidy
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... genetic condition: Noonan syndrome, triploidy, Down syndrome, Trisomy 18, Turner syndrome and a rare chromosome abnormality known as Ring 18-Monosomy 18. Our series underlines the fact that it is important to explore other genetic and chromosome abnormalities, in addition to Down syndrome ...

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by sometime
Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: PDF & Doc Files
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... in her gene that is essential for homologous recombination. What are the possible results of this mutation? a) increasing rates of autosomal monosomy in her live children b)increasing rates of autosomal trisomy in her live children c)increasing rates of polyploidy in her live children d) ...

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by cbio
Sun Sep 26, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recombination
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need help on biology homework

... base guanine always pairs with ____________ 15. a plant with an extra set of chromosomes in all its cells is an example of ___________ 16. monosomy or ______ can result from nondijunction during meiosis 17. the chromosomal condition resultion in having an extra set of chromosomes is called___________ ...

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by automaticsound
Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need help on biology homework
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