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Scanning electron microscopy of variations in human metaphase chromosome structure revealed by Giemsa banding

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Christine Harrison FRCPath FMedSci


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Trypsinization, used as a pretreatment for Giemsa banding human chromosomes, produced a progressive degradation of metaphase chromosome structure. Over the visible range of G-banding in the light microscope various levels of chromosome structure were revealed in the scanning electron microscope.

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Author(s): Harrison CJ, Allen TD, Harris R

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics

Year: 1983

Volume: 35

Issue: 1

Pages: 21-27

ISSN (print): 0301-0171

ISSN (electronic): 1424-859X

Publisher: S. Karger AG


DOI: 10.1159/000131831

Notes: Journal Article Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't Switzerland


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