Human Cytogenetics: Constitutional Analysis : a Practical Approach
Denise E. Rooney
Oxford University Press, 2001 - Science - 282 pages
Human Cytogenetics: Constitutional Analysis covers all basic aspects of human cytogenetic study other than malignancies and abnormalities. They are covered in a separate volume. Since the publication of the 2nd edition in 1992, there have been major advances in technology and the emphasis of this new edition is on the spectrum of technologies available to conventional and molecular cytogenetics. Perhaps the largest new development has been the transition of fluorescence in situ hybridization to an essential tool for all cytogenetecists and consequently its use in chromosome analysis is covered in detail. Another important new technology to be described in detail is computerised image analysis. The conventional techniques have not been forgotten, with chapters on chromosome staining and banding techniques and meiotic studies. New authors have been brought in to take a fresh look at lymphocyte culture and prenatal diagnosis. As before, there is an introduction to human chromosomes, their analyses, and the application of cytogenetic investigations to clinical practice. There is also an appendix on health and safety concerns in the cytogenetics laboratory. This book will be invaluable to any scientists using basic cytogenetics and along with its sister volume Human Cytogenetics: Malignancy and Acquired Abnormalities will be an essential purchase for any cytogenetics laboratory. The volumes are available individually or as a set.
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An introduction to human chromosomes and their analysis i
Learning to identify chromosomes and their abnormalities
Standard lymphocyte culture
Special indications for lymphocyte culture
The cytogenetics of pregnancy
Other banding techniques
The application of cytogenetic Investigations to clinical practice
The application of fluorescence in situ hybridization to chromosome
Meiotic studies in humans
Microscopy and image analysis systems
Chromosome staining and banding techniques
Constitutive heterochromatin banding
Differentia replication staining
Al Safety considerations
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