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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the haploid number for the species.
  • n. An organism having a euploid chromosome number.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to euploidy
  • n. Any organism having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the haploid number for the species.

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  • In 2004, Yamakawa's team found that the expression levels of genes in the trisomic region of MC16 in Ts1Cje mice were increased by 50%, whereas the levels of other genes on other chromosomes or the normal euploid region of MC16 were almost the same as in normal mice1.

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  • Down syndrome is sufficient to refute this point, since individuals with trisomy 21 can indeed mate with euploid individuals.

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  • However, pregnancy rates were lower for older patients due to the increased frequency of cycles with no euploid embryos.

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  • "Although our older patients are at higher risk to produce aneuploid (chromosomally abnormal) embryos, once we identify euploid (chromosomally normal) blastocysts to transfer, these women have a similar clinical pregnancy rate as our CCS patients who are in their thirties.

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