chromosome aberration


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chro·mo·some ab·er·ra·tion

any deviation from the normal number or morphology of chromosomes; also the phenotypic consequences thereof.

chro·mo·some ab·er·ra·tion

(krō'mŏ-sōm ab-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Any deviation from the normal number or morphology of chromosomes; also the phenotypic consequences thereof.

chro·mo·some ab·er·ra·tion

(krō'mŏ-sōm ab-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Any deviation from the normal number or morphology of chromosomes; also the phenotypic consequences thereof.
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Micronucleus and chromosome aberrations induced in onion (Allium cepa) by a petroleum refinery effluent and by river water that receives this effluent.
1) Their research showed that a battery of three in vitro genotoxity tests-Ames plus mouse lymphoma assay plus in vitro micronucleus or chromosome aberrations test was able to discriminate rodent carcinogens and non-carcinogens.
d) the frequencies of cells with chromosome aberrations among 100 metaphase (Souza, 2000).
48 per cent chromosome abnormalities including novel chromosome aberrations in MDS patients and these chromosome aberrations were increased with advancing age.
Increased chromosome-type chromosome aberration frequencies as biomarkers of cancer risk in a black-foot endemic area.
Using X-rays or ultraviolet (UV) light, we irradiated blood lymphocytes from 80 nonsmoking donors to challenge the cells to repair the induced DNA damage, and we analyzed expression of chromosome aberrations (CA) specific to the inducing agents.
01), indicating that individuals with low erythrocyte acetylcholinesterase levels also show an increase in chromosome aberrations.
To determine if chromosome aberration frequencies varied according to level of herbicide exposure, exact permutation significance levels based on the Wilcoxon rank-sum test were computed.
In an in vitro chromosome aberration assay, when Chinese hamster ovary cells were treated with high concentrations (450-550 fmol) of finasteride, there was a slight increase in chromosome aberrations.
This would lead to chromosome aberrations as frequently observed in cancer cells.
Open Competition: performance of research works on the topic The choice of targets and the creation of the collection of DNA samples for the detection of tumor-derived chromosome aberrations (translocations and large insertions and deletions)

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