triploidy


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trip·loi·dy

(trip'loy-dē),
The presence of three haploid sets of chromosomes, instead of two, in all cells; results in fetal or neonatal death.

trip·loi·dy

(trip'loy-dē)
The presence of three haploid sets of chromosomes, instead of two, in all cells; results in fetal or neonatal death.

Triploidy

The condition where an individual has three entire sets of chromosomes instead of the usual two.
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A large batch (approximately 200 million) of D-stage larvae was obtained via the hypotonic shock treatment, and the percent triploidy was estimated to be 50% by FCM (Fig.
Distribution of 3PN embryo Chromosomal status n % Normal (euploid/diploid) 10 33.3 Abnormal 20 66.7 Aneuploidy 3 10.0 Triploidy 13 43.3 Mosaicism 4 13.3 Total 30 100
These findings assert that triploidy is a disorder that can incidentally be detected as a part of a screening program for common aneuploidies and/or NTDs and high light the usefulness and high detection rate of triploidy using these screening strategies.
When 1 allele is in double dosage compared with the other (eg, trisomy/ triploidy), the ratio will be approximately 2:1.
[4] In more recent larger studies this phenotypic distinction between maternal and paternal triploidy has been challenged.
Congenital juvenile granulosa cell tumor of the testis in a fetus showing full 69, XXY triploidy. International J Surg Pathol 2005; 13(2): 219-21.
[18.] Mamckam P (1991) Triploidy induced by cold shock in the Asian catfish, Clarias batrachus (L) Aquaculture 94: 377-379.
Triploidy was induced by heat shock treatment of fertilized oocytes (2 mins at 41[degrees]C beginning 2 min post-fertilization) to cause retention of the second polar body.
In a natural population of woody plant, polyploidy and in particular its most usual case, triploidy, may result from fertilization of normal haploid ovule with unreduced pollen or fertilization of unreduced ovule with normal pollen.
Triploid rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) usually show higher incidences of deformities than diploids [37-39], but it is difficult to evaluate which part of the malformation results from the triploidy itself and the physical treatment.
"They thought she had a condition called triploidy, which means they are incompatible with life."