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- n. The branch of biology that deals with heredity and the cellular components, particularly chromosomes, associated with heredity.
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- n. The branch of genetics that studies the relationships between the structure and number of chromosomes as seen in isolated cells and variation in genotype and phenotype
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- n. the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)
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And, we always have to remember that they worked from the deduction of genetics and cytogenetics with no knowledge that even the genetic material was DNA.
And, we realized the old truism from the original cytogenetics which was that the telomere is really important for protecting ends and, as you might expect, the cell actually devotes all sorts of machinery to make sure that never goes wrong, or goes wrong as little as possible.
Although the schedule is individualized according to a person's prior experiences, interests and training, the usual rotations include: the Clinical Genetics service the Biochemical Genetics service, including experience in metabolic screening laboratory rotation (cytogenetics, biochemical genetics, molecular genetics) adult medical genetics at HUP prenatal Genetics at HUP
This array has largely replaced standard cytogenetic analysis for most diagnoses, and is used in conjunction with cytogenetics and molecular cytogenetics whenever appropriate.
These patients will include those with disorders of mendelian genetics, cytogenetics, contiguous gene deletions, dysmorphology, congenital malformations, multifactorial disorders, mental retardation and developmental disabilities.
Quite the contrary, a saltational evolution without any gradual transformations is supported with each passing contemporary paper in the fields of cytogenetics and molecular biology.
Because of the job I had–I was working as a cytogenetics technologist at a hospital–I could go part-time, so I did.
Unfortunately, the issues in this particular case involve two esoteric disciplines: cytogenetics the study of chromosomes, and population genetics, both of which are difficult to explain without the specialized jargon.
This means that physicist Dr Teresa Fundora helped with the design of the new Nuclear Medicine department at the hospital, while her colleagues did the same for the 55 other new services installed, including nephrology, cytogenetics, minimum access surgery like endoscopy and laparoscopy, and importantly, mammography.
McClintock received her PhD in botany from Cornell University in 1927, where she was a leader in the development of maize cytogenetics; the field remained the focus of her research for the rest of her career.