how does a karyotype be used to diagnose down syndrome??

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how does a karyotype be used to diagnose down syndrome??

Post by dessy2591 » Sat Dec 16, 2006 6:15 pm

Please help me... i dont want to fail...:( ummm yea i have more questions too if you can help me ;)

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Post by sachin » Sat Dec 16, 2006 6:29 pm

Down's syndrome is trisomy of 21st chromosome number.

Karyotypic anlysis reveals that, 3 set of chromosome no.21 are presen in such condition.

http://www.thetech.org/genetics/images/ask/21.jpg
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