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  1. The aim of this study was to validate the results of two Emanuel syndromes detected by non-invasive prenatal screening (NIPS) screening using invasive methods, providing clinical performance of NIPS on chromos...

    Authors: Yuqin Luo, Jie Lin, Yixi Sun, Yeqing Qian, Liya Wang, Min Chen, Minyue Dong and Fan Jin
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:9
  2. To explore the clinical features of the patients with BCR-ABL1-negative chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) in our hospital and to reveal the unique features of BCR-ABL1-negative MPNs patients in our cent...

    Authors: Xiaolan Lin, Huifang Huang and Ping Chen
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:8
  3. Fetal cells collected from the amniotic fluid of two pregnant women indicated sex chromosome abnormalities. Therefore, we performed G-banded chromosome karyotype analysis, single nucleotide polymorphism array ...

    Authors: Si He, Hui Xi, Jing Chen, Dan Wang, Jialun Pang, Jiancheng Hu, Qin Liu, Zhengjun Jia and Hua Wang
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:7
  4. Recent years have witnessed a shift from invasive methods of prenatal screening to non-invasive strategies. Accordingly, non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) using cell-free fetal DNA in maternal plasma has ga...

    Authors: Mahtab Motevasselian, Soraya Saleh Gargari, Sarang Younesi, Parichehr Pooransari, Pourandokht Saadati, Masoomeh Mirzamoradi, Shahram Savad, Mohammad Mahdi Taheri Amin, Mohammad-Hossein Modarresi, Maryam Afrakhteh and Soudeh Ghafouri-Fard
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:5
  5. Abnormalities of chromosome 16 are found in about 5–8% of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The AML with inv(16)(p13.1q22) or t (16;16)(p13.1;q22) is associated with a high rate of complete remission (CR) and favo...

    Authors: Lili Lv, Jingwei Yu and Zhongxia Qi
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:4
  6. Over the last decade, new types of massive and complex chromosomal rearrangements based on the chaotic shattering and restructuring of chromosomes have been identified in cancer cells as well as in patients wi...

    Authors: Franck Pellestor and Vincent Gatinois
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:3
  7. Cordocentesis in our practice is most commonly indicated for rapid karyotyping in the second or third trimester and is regarded as the gold standard for foetal chromosomal aberration diagnosis in pregnancies a...

    Authors: Yanmei Sun, Pingping Zhang, Ning Zhang, Limin Rong, Xiaoping Yu, Xianghua Huang and Yali Li
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:2
  8. Clonal chromosome changes are often found in the bone marrow (BM) of patients with Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS). The most frequent ones include an isochromosome of the long arm of chromosome 7, i (7)(q10),...

    Authors: Abdul Waheed Khan, Antonella Minelli, Annalisa Frattini, Giuseppe Montalbano, Alessia Bogni, Marco Fabbri, Giovanni Porta, Francesco Acquati, Rita Maria Pinto, Elena Bergami, Rossella Mura, Anna Pegoraro, Simone Cesaro, Marco Cipolli, Marco Zecca, Cesare Danesino…
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:1
  9. Chromosome 18p deletion syndrome is a disease caused by the complete or partial deletion of the short arm of chromosome 18, there were few cases reported about the prenatal diagnosis of 18p deletion syndrome. ...

    Authors: Ganye Zhao, Peng Dai, Shanshan Gao, Xuechao Zhao, Conghui Wang, Lina Liu and Xiangdong Kong
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:53
  10. Variome may be used for designating complex system of interplay between genomic variations specific for an individual or a disease. Despite the recognized complexity of genomic basis for phenotypic traits and ...

    Authors: Ivan Y. Iourov, Svetlana G. Vorsanova and Yuri B. Yurov
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:52
  11. Chromosome 14q11-q22 deletion syndrome (OMIM 613457) is a rare genomic disorder. The phenotype heterogeneity depends on the deletion size, breakpoints and genes deleted. Critical genes like FOXG1, NKX2–1, PAX9 we...

    Authors: Xuyun Hu, Jun Liu, Ruolan Guo, Jun Guo, Zhipeng Zhao, Wei Li, Baoping Xu and Chanjuan Hao
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:51
  12. Copy number variations (CNVs) can contribute to human phenotype, phenotypic diversity and disease susceptibility, while others may benign. In the current study, an attempt to investigate the pathogenicity of C...

    Authors: Jianlong Zhuang, Yuanbai Wang, Shuhong Zeng, Chunling Lv, Yiming Lin and Yuying Jiang
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:50
  13. Cri-du-chat syndrome (CdCS; OMIM#123450) is a classic contiguous gene syndrome caused by chromosome 5p terminal deletion (5p-), which characterized by a high-pitched cat-like cry, developmental delay, severe p...

    Authors: Jiasun Su, Huayu Fu, Bobo Xie, Weiliang Lu, Wei Li, Yuan Wei, Qiang Zhang, Shengkai Wei, Qiuli Chen, Yingchi Lu, Tingting Jiang, Jingsi Luo and Zailong Qin
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:49
  14. Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) has been widely adopted for the detection of fetal aneuploidies and microdeletion syndromes, nevertheless, limited clinical utilization has been reported for the non-invasi...

    Authors: George Koumbaris, Achilleas Achilleos, Michalis Nicolaou, Charalambos Loizides, Kyriakos Tsangaras, Elena Kypri, Petros Mina, Carolina Sismani, Voula Velissariou, Georgia Christopoulou, Pantelis Constantoulakis, Emmanouil Manolakos, Ioannis Papoulidis, Danai Stambouli, Marios Ioannides and Philippos Patsalis
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:48
  15. Jumping translocations (JTs) are rare chromosome rearrangements characterized by re-localization of one donor chromosome to multiple recipient chromosomes. Here, we describe an acute myeloid leukemia (AML) tha...

    Authors: Ina Lee, Mary A. Gudipati, Elizabeth Waters, Vu H. Duong, Maria R. Baer and Ying Zou
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:47
  16. Clonal chromosomal alterations (CCAs) reflect recurrent genetic changes derived from a single evolving clone, whereas nonclonal chromosomal alterations (NCCAs) comprise a single or nonrecurrent chromosomal abn...

    Authors: Osamu Imataki, Hiroyuki Kubo, Akihiro Takeuchi, Makiko Uemura and Norimitsu Kadowaki
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:46
  17. Several different technologies are used for prenatal screening procedures and genetic diagnostic technologies. We aimed to investigate the rates of chromosomal abnormalities in cases with different abnormal pr...

    Authors: Rulin Dai, Yang Yu, Qi Xi, Xiaonan Hu, Haibo Zhu, Ruizhi Liu and Ruixue Wang
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:45
  18. 46,XX male syndrome is a rare disorder that usually causes infertility. This study was established to identify the genetic causes of this condition in a series of 46,XX males through the combined application o...

    Authors: Fagui Yue, Hongguo Zhang, Qi Xi, Yuting Jiang, Leilei Li, Ruizhi Liu and Ruixue Wang
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:44
  19. Chromoanagenesis events encompassing chromoanasynthesis, chromoplexy, and chromothripsis are described in cancers and can result in highly complex chromosomal rearrangements derived from ‘all-at-once’ catastro...

    Authors: Mary A. Gudipati, Elizabeth Waters, Carol Greene, Nidhi Goel, Nicole L. Hoppman, Beth A. Pitel, Matthew R. Webley and Ying Zou
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:43
  20. Childhood Acute Leukemia (AL) is characterized by recurrent genetic aberrations in 60% of AML cases and 90% of ALL cases. Insufficient data exists of rare cytogenetic abnormalities in AL. Therefore, we tested ...

    Authors: Nawaf Alkhayat, Ghaleb Elyamany, Yasser Elborai, Qanita Sedick, Mohammad Alshahrani, Omar Al Sharif, Abdulmalik Alenezy, Amjad Hammdan, Hatem Elghezal, Omar Alsuhaibani, Mansour S. Aljabry, May AlMoshary and Eman Al Mussaed
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:42
  21. In prenatal diagnosis, CMA has begun to emerge as a favorable alternative to karyotype analysis, but it could not identify balanced translocations, triploidies, inversion and heteromorphisms. Therefore, conven...

    Authors: Jian Jiang Zhu, Hong Qi, Li Rong Cai, Xiao Hui Wen, Wen Zeng, Guo Dong Tang, Yao Luo, Ran Meng, Xue Qun Mao and Shao Qin Zhang
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:41
  22. Fetal chromosomal abnormalities was the most frequent cause of miscarriage, and the traditional testing method G-banded karyotyping has limitations. Then high-throughput ligation-dependent probe amplification ...

    Authors: Jun Mao, Huiling Wang, Haibo Li, Xiaoyan Song, Ting Wang, Jingjing Xiang and Hong Li
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:40
  23. Pallister-Killian syndrome (PKS) (OMIM:#601803) is a rare sporadic genetic disorder characterized by multi-malformations which is caused by the presence of the extra isochromosome 12p. PKS is featured by the t...

    Authors: Ting Wang, Congmian Ren, Dan Chen, Jian Lu, Li Guo, Laiping Zheng, Yuan Liu and Hanbiao Chen
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:39
  24. Pregnancy complications could lead to maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. Early diagnosing and managing complications have been associated with good outcomes. The placenta was an important organ for de...

    Authors: Guangping Wu, Rong Li, Chao Tong, Miaonan He, Zhiwei Qi, Huijuan Chen, Tao Deng, Hailiang Liu and Hongbo Qi
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:38
  25. Long telomeres, the protective caps of eukaryotic chromosomes, which erode during aging, have been the symbol of youth and regenerative potential. It therefore came as a surprise, when several cross-sectional ...

    Authors: Reinhard Stindl
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:37
  26. Nearly 9.89% of chromosome 16 consists of segmental duplications, which makes it prone to non-homologous recombination. The present study aimed to investigate the incidence and perinatal characteristics of sub...

    Authors: Xiaoqing Wu, Liangpu Xu, Ying Li, Na Lin, Linjuan Su, Meiying Cai, Xiaorui Xie, Lin Zheng, Hailong Huang and Yuan Lin
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:36
  27. The 17p11.2p12 locus is an unstable region that is predisposed to several known genomic disorders and non-recurrent rearrangements that yield varied and wide-ranging phenotypes. Nearly 1% of male newborns have...

    Authors: Liliana Fernández-Hernández, María José Navarro-Cobos, Miguel Angel Alcántara-Ortigoza, Sandra Elena Ramos-Ángeles, Bertha Molina-Álvarez, Sinhué Díaz-Cuéllar, Bárbara Asch-Daich and Ariadna González-del Angel
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:35
  28. Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) for fetal aneuploidies using cell-free DNA (cfDNA) has been widely adopted in clinical practice due to its improved accuracy. A number of NIPT tests have been developed and...

    Authors: Elena Kypri, Marios Ioannides, Evi Touvana, Ioanna Neophytou, Petros Mina, Voula Velissariou, Spiros Vittas, Alfredo Santana, Filippos Alexidis, Kyriakos Tsangaras, Achilleas Achilleos, Philippos Patsalis and George Koumbaris
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:34
  29. Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) affects multiple sites of the upper aerodigestive tract and exhibited high incidence and mortality worldwide, being frequently diagnosed at advanced stage. Early d...

    Authors: Ilda Patrícia Ribeiro, Joana Barbosa de Melo and Isabel Marques Carreira
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:33
  30. Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) is characterized by fusion of PML/RARα genes as a result of t(15;17)(q24;q21). APL is now one of the curable hematological malignancies thanks to molecularly targeted therapi...

    Authors: Filomena Nozza, Gabriella Vona, Stefania Trino, Fiorella D’Auria, Francesco La Rocca, Vitina Grieco, Luciana Possidente, Luciana De Luca and Pellegrino Musto
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:32
  31. This study aimed to estimate the associations of copy number variants (CNVs) with fetal kidney ultrasound anomalies. A total of 331 fetuses with kidney ultrasound anomalies who underwent prenatal chromosomal m...

    Authors: Shaobin Lin, Shanshan Shi, Linhuan Huang, Ting Lei, Danlei Cai, Wenlong Hu, Yi Zhou and Yanmin Luo
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:31
  32. Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) has been widely used to detect common fetal chromosome aneuploidies, such as trisomy 13, 18, and 21 (T13, T18, and T21), and has expanded to sex chromosome aneuploidies (SC...

    Authors: Ying Xue, Guodong Zhao, Hong Li, Qin Zhang, Jiafeng Lu, Bin Yu and Ting Wang
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:29
  33. Tumorigenesis is a multi-step process which is accompanied by substantial changes in genome organization. The development of these changes is not only a random process, but rather comprise specific DNA regions...

    Authors: Christoph Standfuß, Jonas Parczyk, Jerome Ruhnau and Andreas Klein
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:25
  34. Balanced translocation carriers are burdened with fertility issues due to improper chromosome segregation in gametes, resulting in either implantation failure, miscarriage or birth of a child with chromosomal ...

    Authors: Olga Tšuiko, Tuuli Dmitrijeva, Katrin Kask, Pille Tammur, Neeme Tõnisson, Andres Salumets and Tatjana Jatsenko
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:28
  35. The Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) technique is a very useful tool for diagnostic and prognostic purposes in molecular pathology. However, clinical testing on patient tissue is challenging due to va...

    Authors: Shivanand O. Richardson, Manon M. H. Huibers, Roel A. de Weger, Wendy W. J. de Leng, John W. J. Hinrichs, Ruud W. J. Meijers, Stefan M. Willems and Ton L. M. G. Peeters
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:27
  36. Complex chromosomal rearrangements are constitutive structural aberrations involving three or more breaks. They can be balanced or unbalanced and result in different outcomes, depending on deletion/duplication...

    Authors: Fabrizia Restaldi, Viola Alesi, Angela Aquilani, Silvia Genovese, Serena Russo, Valentina Coletti, Daniele Pompili, Roberto Falasca, Bruno Dallapiccola, Rossella Capolino, Matteo Luciani and Antonio Novelli
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:26
  37. Etiology of developmental delay/intellectual disability is very heterogeneous. In recent years, genetic causes have been defined through the use of chromosomal microarray analysis as a first step genetic test.

    Authors: Şule Altıner and Nüket Yürür Kutlay
    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2019 12:23
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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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