American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
“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.”
“Down syndrome is sufficient to refute this point, since individuals with trisomy 21 can indeed mate with euploid individuals.”
“However, pregnancy rates were lower for older patients due to the increased frequency of cycles with no euploid embryos.”
“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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