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  1. Content type: Research

    Meningiomas are among the most frequent intracranial tumors. Although the majority of meningiomas can be cured by surgical resection, up to 20% of the patients develop an aggressive clinical course with tumor ...

    Authors: Sina Hemmer, Steffi Urbschat, Joachim Oertel and Ralf Ketter

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:22

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  2. Content type: Short report

    15q13.3 syndrome is associated with a wide spectrum of neurological disorders. Among a cohort of 150 neurodevelopmental cases, we identified two patients with two close proximity interstitial hemizygous deleti...

    Authors: Maysoon Alsagob, Mustafa A. Salih, Muddathir H. A. Hamad, Yusra Al-Yafee, Jawaher Al-Zahrani, Albandary Al-Bakheet, Michael Nester, Nadia Sakati, Salma M. Wakil, Ali AlOdaib, Dilek Colak and Namik Kaya

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:21

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  3. Content type: Case Report

    There are only ten reported cases of interstitial deletions involving cytogenetic bands 10q21.3q22.2 in the literature. Of the ten patients with overlapping 10q21.3q22.2 interstitial deletions, only nine have ...

    Authors: John C. Herriges, Sarah L. Dugan and Allen N. Lamb

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:20

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  4. Content type: Case Report

    Copy number variations (CNVs) involving the 17q12 region are associated with a broad range of clinical phenotypes. Deletion of the 17q12 chromosome results in structural or functional abnormalities in the kidn...

    Authors: Shanning Wan, Yunyun Zheng, Yinghui Dang, Tingting Song, Biliang Chen and Jianfang Zhang

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:19

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  5. Content type: Research

    Environmental risk factors have been shown to alter DNA copy number variations (CNVs). Recently, CNVs have been described to arise after low-dose ionizing radiation in vitro and in vivo. Development of cost- a...

    Authors: Tigran Harutyunyan, Galina Hovhannisyan, Anzhela Sargsyan, Bagrat Grigoryan, Ahmed H. Al-Rikabi, Anja Weise, Thomas Liehr and Rouben Aroutiounian

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:18

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  6. Content type: Review

    Many cancers possess an incorrect number of chromosomes, a state described as aneuploidy. Aneuploidy is often caused by Chromosomal Instability (CIN), a process of continuous chromosome mis-segregation. CIN is...

    Authors: Andréa E. Tijhuis, Sarah C. Johnson and Sarah E. McClelland

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:17

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  7. Content type: Case Report

    Deletion or duplication on the distal portion of the long arm of chromosome 1 result in complex and highly variable clinical phenotype including.

    Authors: Xiaofei Cheng, Qifang Yang, Jun Liu, Juan Ye, Huiying Xiao, Gaimei Zhang, Yuanyuan Pan, Xia Li, Ruifeng Hao and Yinfeng Li

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:16

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  8. Content type: Research

    The annual allotetraploid species Aegilops geniculata harbors a number of traits relevant for wheat improvement. An effective cytogenetic method has yet to be developed to distinguish between each of its 14 chrom...

    Authors: Yingjin Yi, Ke Zheng, Shunzong Ning, Laibin Zhao, Kai Xu, Ming Hao, Lianquan Zhang, Zhongwei Yuan and Dengcai Liu

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:15

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  9. Content type: Research

    We have previously described evidence for a statistically significant, global, supra-chromosomal representation of the human body that appears to stretch over the entire genome.

    Authors: Christopher Cherniak and Raul Rodriguez-Esteban

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:14

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  10. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of chromosomal microarray analysis (CMA) in detecting the origin and structure of small supernumerary marker chromosomes (sSMCs) in prenatal and postnatal cases and...

    Authors: Huili Xue, Hailong Huang, Yan Wang, Gang An, Min Zhang, Liangpu Xu and Yuan Lin

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:13

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  11. Content type: Research

    Regions of homozygosity (ROH) are continuous homozygous segments commonly seen in the human genome. The integration of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) probes into current array comparative genomic hybridi...

    Authors: Jiadi Wen, Kathleen Comerford, Zhiyong Xu, Weiqing Wu, Katherine Amato, Brittany Grommisch, Autumn DiAdamo, Fang Xu, Hongyan Chai and Peining Li

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:12

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  12. Content type: Research

    To analyse the meiotic segregation modes of chromosomal structural rearrangements (PGT-SR) of reciprocal translocation in biopsied blastocysts from preimplantation genetic testing and to investigate whether an...

    Authors: Jie Wang, Dong Li, Zhipeng Xu, Zhenyu Diao, Jianjun Zhou, Fei Lin and Ningyuan Zhang

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:11

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  13. Content type: Research

    Conventional cytogenetic analysis using G-band karyotyping has been the method of choice for prenatal diagnosis, accurately detecting chromosomal abnormalities larger than 5 Mb. However, the method is ineffici...

    Authors: Dongsook Lee, Sohyun Na, Surim Park, Sanghee Go, Jinyoung Ma, Soonha Yang, Kichul Kim, Seunggwan Lee and Doyeong Hwang

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:10

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  14. Content type: Research

    This study evaluated the individual and combined diagnostic performance of the bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs)-on-Beads (BoBs™) assay and conventional karyotyping for the prenatal detection of chromoso...

    Authors: Zhengyou Miao, Xia Liu, Furong Hu, Ming Zhang, Pingli Yang and Luming Wang

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:9

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  15. Content type: Research

    Tight control of endosome trafficking is essential for the generation of a normally patterned embryo. Recent studies have found that VPS50 is a key ingredient in EARP which is required for recycling of interna...

    Authors: Zhiwen Shi, Shuxia Chen, Xiao Han, Rui Peng, Jin Luo, Luming Yang, Yufang Zheng and Hongyan Wang

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:8

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  16. Content type: Research

    Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) and Angelman syndrome (AS) are clinically distinct neurodevelopmental disorders caused by absence of paternally or maternally expressed imprinted genes on chromosome 15q11.2-q13.3 r...

    Authors: Chang Liu, Xiangzhong Zhang, Jicheng Wang, Yan Zhang, Anshi Wang, Jian Lu, Yanlin Huang, Shu Liu, Jing Wu, Li Du, Jie Yang, Hongke Ding, Ling Liu, Xin Zhao and Aihua Yin

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:7

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  17. Content type: Research

    Small Supernumerary Marker Chromosomes (sSMC) are rare chromosomal abnormalities, which have abnormal banding arrangement and take many shapes. Several disorders have been correlated with sSMC presence. The ai...

    Authors: Wafa Slimani, Hela Ben Khelifa, Sarra Dimassi, Fatma-Zohra Chioukh, Afef Jelloul, Molka Kammoun, Hanene Hannachi, Sarra Bouslah, Nesrine Jammali, Damien Sanlaville, Ali Saad and Soumaya Mougou-Zerelli

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:5

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  18. Content type: Hypothesis

    In medical genetics, diseases are classified according to the nature (hypothetical nature) of the underlying genetic defect. The classification is “gene-centric” and “factor-centric”; a disease may be, thereby...

    Authors: Ivan Y. Iourov, Svetlana G. Vorsanova and Yuri B. Yurov

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:4

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  19. Content type: Case Report

    Nodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma is a rare entity in which the cytogenetic findings are not well defined. The t(2;14)(p24;q32) has previously been reported in three patients with blastic mantle cell lymphom...

    Authors: Angela Brown, Isabella Sciascia-Visani, Dianna Farrell, Meg Smith, Clive Felix, Vanaja Mutharajah, Jackie Ruell and Graeme Taylor

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:3

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  20. Content type: Case Report

    The most frequent cytogenetic abnormality detected in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients is the presence of a deletion within the chromosome band 13q14. Deletions can be heterogeneous in size, general...

    Authors: María Paulina Nava-Rodríguez, Martín Daniel Domínguez-Cruz, Lilia Beatriz Aguilar-López, César Borjas-Gutiérrez, María Teresa Magaña-Torres and Juan Ramón González-García

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:2

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  21. Content type: Case Report

    Isodicentric chromosomes are the most frequent structural aberrations of human Y chromosome, and usually present in mosaicism with a 45, X cell line. Several cytogenetic techniques have been used for diagnosin...

    Authors: Yuan Liu, Li Guo, Hanbiao Chen, Jian Lu, Jingjing Hu, Xianzheng Li, Xing Li, Ting Wang, Fengzhen Li and Aihua Yin

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:1

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  22. Content type: Case Report

    The aim of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) on embryos produced in vitro is to identify the embryos without genetic or chromosomal defect from those embryos that will develop the genetic disease or are chr...

    Authors: Sandrine Chamayou, Maria Sicali, Debora Lombardo, Carmelita Alecci and Antonino Guglielmino

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:63

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  23. Content type: Case Report

    Down syndrome, typically caused by trisomy 21, may also be associated by duplications of the Down syndrome critical region (DSCR) on chromosome 21q22. However, patients with small duplications of DSCR without ...

    Authors: Franziska Schnabel, Mateja Smogavec, Rudolf Funke, Silke Pauli, Peter Burfeind and Iris Bartels

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:62

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  24. Content type: Case Report

    Uniparental disomy (UPD) is a rare condition in which a child inherits both copies of a chromosome or chromosome segment from one parent. Medical consequences of UPD may include abnormal imprinting, unmasking ...

    Authors: Elizabeth R. Kerr, Gary M. Stuhlmiller, George C. Maha, Mark A. Ladd, Fady M. Mikhail, Ruth P. Koester and Anna C. E. Hurst

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:60

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  25. Content type: Research

    Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) as alternative screening method had been proven to have very high sensitivity and specificity for detecting common aneuploidies such as T21, T18, and T13, with low false po...

    Authors: Hongge Li, Yu Lei, Hui Zhu, Yuqin Luo, Yeqing Qian, Min Chen, Yixi Sun, Kai Yan, Yanmei Yang, Bei Liu, Liya Wang, Yingzhi Huang, Junjie Hu, Jianyun Xu and Minyue Dong

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:59

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  26. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to evaluate the applicability of chromosomal microarray analysis (CMA), rather than traditional chromosome analysis, in prenatal diagnosis of ventricular septal defects (VSDs) for superior pre...

    Authors: Meiying Cai, Hailong Huang, Linjuan Su, Na Lin, Xiaoqing Wu, Xiaorui Xie, Gang An, Ying Li, Yuan Lin, Liangpu Xu and Hua Cao

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:58

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  27. Content type: Case Report

    Microdeletion of 1q43q44 causes a syndrome characterized by intellectual disability (ID), speech delay, seizures, microcephaly (MIC), corpus callosum abnormalities (CCA) and characteristic facial features. Dup...

    Authors: A. M. Mohamed, H. T. El-Bassyouni, A. M. El-Gerzawy, S. A. Hammad, N. A. Helmy, A. K. Kamel, S. I. Ismail, M. Y. Issa, O. Eid and M. S. Zaki

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:57

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  28. Content type: Letter to Editor

    The 2016 revision to the World Health Organization classification of myeloid neoplasms and acute leukemia recognizes a distinct class of myeloid and lymphoid tumors with eosinophilia-related proliferations ass...

    Authors: Vanessa Fiorini Furtado, Neeraj Y. Saini, William Walsh, Venu Bathini and Patricia M. Miron

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:56

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  29. Content type: Case Report

    Deletions involving the long arm of chromosome 18 have been associated with a highly variable phenotypic spectrum that is related to the extent of the deleted region. Duplications in chromosomal region 4p16.3 ...

    Authors: Chunjing Wang, Huanhuan Ren, Huaifu Dong, Meng Liang, Qi Wu and Yaping Liao

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:55

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  30. Content type: Research

    Chromosomal microarray analysis is a first-stage test that is used for the diagnosis of intellectual disability and global developmental delay. Chromosomal microarray analysis can detect well-known microdeleti...

    Authors: Ahmet Cevdet Ceylan, Senol Citli, Haktan Bagis Erdem, Ibrahim Sahin, Elif Acar Arslan and Murat Erdogan

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:54

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  31. Content type: Case Report

    The 13q deletion syndrome is a rare chromosome disorder associated with wide phenotypic spectrum, which is related to size and location of the deleted region and includes intellectual disability, growth retard...

    Authors: Ilaria Bestetti, Alessandra Sironi, Ilaria Catusi, Milena Mariani, Daniela Giardino, Siranoush Manoukian, Donatella Milani, Lidia Larizza, Chiara Castronovo and Palma Finelli

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:53

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  32. Content type: Case Report

    Copy number variations (CNVs) are largely known today, but their position is rarely established by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) or karyotype analysis.

    Authors: Donatella Conconi, Nicoletta Villa, Serena Redaelli, Elena Sala, Francesca Crosti, Silva Maitz, Miriam Rigoldi, Rossella Parini, Leda Dalprà, Marialuisa Lavitrano and Gaia Roversi

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:52

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  33. Content type: Research

    Polyploidy, although still poorly explored, represents an important evolutionary event in several cyprinid clades. Herein, Catlocarpio siamensis and Probarbus jullieni - representatives of the paleotetraploid tri...

    Authors: Pasakorn Saenjundaeng, Marcelo de Bello Cioffi, Ezequiel Aguiar de Oliveira, Alongklod Tanomtong, Weerayuth Supiwong, Sumalee Phimphan, Maria João Collares-Pereira, Alexandr Sember, Luiz Antonio Carlos Bertollo, Thomas Liehr, Cassia Fernanda Yano, Terumi Hatanaka and Petr Ráb

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:51

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  34. Content type: Case Report

    Complex genomic structural variations, involving chromoanagenesis, have been implicated in multiple congenital anomalies and abnormal neurodevelopment. Familial inheritance of complex chromosomal structural al...

    Authors: Peter J. B. Sabatini, Resham Ejaz, Dimitri J. Stavropoulos, Roberto Mendoza-Londono and Ann M. Joseph-George

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:50

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  35. Content type: Research

    Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is frequently being used to screen for trisomies 13, 18 and 21 for prenatal diagnosis. However, NIPT performs poorly when compared with invasive testing and thus should not...

    Authors: Yuan Tian, Linlin Zhang, Weifang Tian, Jinshuang Gao, Liting Jia and Shihong Cui

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:49

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  36. Content type: Review

    Recombinant chromosome 4 syndrome (rec 4 syndrome) is a rare genetic disorder, predominately resulting from a parental pericentric inversion of chromosome 4. To date, a total of 18 cases of rec (4) syndrome we...

    Authors: Yi Wu, Yanlin Wang, Shi Wu Wen, Xinrong Zhao, Wenjing Hu, Chunmin Liu, Li Gao, Yan Zhang, Shan Wang, Xingyu Yang, Biwei He and Weiwei Cheng

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:48

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  37. Content type: Research

    Cell-free fetal DNA in maternal plasma represents a source of fetal genetic material that can be sampled noninvasively. There are ample studies confirming the accuracy of NIPT in singleton pregnancies, but the...

    Authors: Jiexia Yang, Yiming Qi, Yaping Hou, Fangfang Guo, Haishan Peng, Dongmei Wang, O. Y. Haoxin, Yixia Wang, Huajie Huang and Aihua Yin

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:47

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  38. Content type: Research

    Pallister Killian syndrome (PKS, OMIM 601803) is a rare genetic disorder with a distinct phenotype caused by tissue- limited mosaicism tetrasomy of the short arm of chromosome 12, which usually cytogenetically...

    Authors: Birsen Karaman, Hülya Kayserili, Asadollah Ghanbari, Zehra Oya Uyguner, Güven Toksoy, Umut Altunoglu and Seher Basaran

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:45

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  39. Content type: Research

    Chromosomal abnormality is one of the major cause of spontaneous abortion. Most available guidelines suggest genetic testing after three miscarriages, which has been proved to be difficult to adhere to and som...

    Authors: Xiangyu Zhu, Jie Li, Yujie Zhu, Wanjun Wang, Xing Wu, Ying Yang, Leilei Gu, Yuanyuan Gu and Yali Hu

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:44

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  40. Content type: Research

    The clinical features of Down syndrome vary among individuals, with those most common being congenital heart disease, intellectual disability, developmental abnormity and dysmorphic features. Complex combinati...

    Authors: Wenfu Li, Xianfu Wang and Shibo Li

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:42

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  41. Content type: Case Report

    Partial monosomy 21 is a rare finding with variable sizes and deletion breakpoints, presenting with a broad spectrum of phenotypes.

    Authors: Meng Su, Paul J. Benke, Guney Bademci, Filiz Basak Cengiz, Xiaomei Ouyang, Jinghong Peng, Carmen E. Casas, Mustafa Tekin and Yao-Shan Fan

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:43

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  42. Content type: Research

    Chromosomal abnormalities are one of the genetic mechanisms associated with abortion. However, the roles of submicroscopic chromosomal imbalances in early abortion are still unclear. This study aims to find ou...

    Authors: Haibo Li, Minjuan Liu, Min Xie, Qin Zhang, Jingjing Xiang, Chengying Duan, Yang Ding, Yinghua Liu, Jun Mao, Ting Wang and Hong Li

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:41

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  43. Content type: Case Report

    Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is rare in the pediatric age group and it may be associated with inheritable bone marrow failure (BMF) such as Fanconi anemia (FA). FA is a rare multi-system genetic disorder, ch...

    Authors: Viviane Lamim Lovatel, Daiane Corrêa de Souza, Tatiana Fonseca Alvarenga, Roberto R. Capela de Matos, Claudia Diniz, Marcia Trindade Schramm, Juan Clinton Llerena Júnior, Maria Luiza Macedo Silva, Eliana Abdelhay and Teresa de Souza Fernandez

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:40

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  44. Content type: Case Report

    Several patients with the 2p16.1p15 microdeletion syndrome have been reported. However, microduplication in the 2p16.1p15 chromosomal region has only been reported in one case, and milder clinical features wer...

    Authors: Luca Lovrecic, Chiara Gnan, Federica Baldan, Alessandra Franzoni, Sara Bertok, Giuseppe Damante, Bertrand Isidor and Borut Peterlin

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:39

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  45. Content type: Publisher Correction

    In the original publication of this article [1] the figures and the captions of 3 figures do not match correctly due to a typographical error. In this correction article the corrected figures and captions for ...

    Authors: Robert M. Hoffman

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:38

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    The original article was published in Molecular Cytogenetics 2017 10:11

  46. Content type: Case Report

    Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) evaluates circulating cell-free DNA (cfDNA) and has been widely applied, with highly accurate results for detecting foetal trisomies 21, 18 and 13. Recently, increasing att...

    Authors: Jun-Kun Chen, Ping Liu, Li-Qin Hu, Qing Xie, Quan-Fei Huang and Hai-Liang Liu

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2018 11:37

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