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  1. The interstitial 6p22.3 deletions concern rare chromosomal events affecting numerous aspects of both physical and mental development. The syndrome is characterized by partial deletion of chromosome 6, which ma...

    Authors: Nikolaos Vrachnis, Ioannis Papoulidis, Dionysios Vrachnis, Elisavet Siomou, Nikolaos Antonakopoulos, Stavroula Oikonomou, Dimitrios Zygouris, Nikolaos Loukas, Zoi Iliodromiti, Efterpi Pavlidou, Loretta Thomaidis and Emmanouil Manolakos

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:39

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. Whole chromosome uniparental disomy (UPD) has been well documented with mechanisms largely understood. However, the etiology of segmental limited UPD (segUPD) is not as clear. In a 10-year period of confirming...

    Authors: Peter R. Papenhausen, Carla A. Kelly, Samuel Harris, Samantha Caldwell, Stuart Schwartz and Andrea Penton

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:38

    Content type: Research

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  3. Copy-neutral absence of heterozygosity (CN-AOH) observed on a single chromosome or part of a chromosome may be indicative of uniparental disomy (UPD) and may require additional testing when such chromosomes or...

    Authors: Veronica Ortega, Raymond J. Louie, Melanie A. Jones, Alka Chaubey, Barbara R. DuPont, Allison Britt, Joseph Ray, Scott D. McLean, Rebecca O. Littlejohn and Gopalrao Velagaleti

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:37

    Content type: Case Report

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  4. The terminal 10q26 deletion syndrome is a clinically heterogeneous disorder without identified genotype–phenotype correlations. We reported a case of congenital asymmetric crying facies (ACF) syndrome with 10q...

    Authors: Qinghong Li, Chunmei Sun, Jinzhen Guo, Wen Zhai and Liping Zhang

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:36

    Content type: Research

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  5. Chromosomal copy number variants (CNVs) are an important cause of congenital malformations and mental retardation. This study reported a large Chinese pedigree (4-generation, 76 members) with mental retardatio...

    Authors: Dongmei Hao, Yajuan Li, Lisha Chen, Xiliang Wang, Mengxing Wang and Yuexin Yu

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:35

    Content type: Case Report

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  6. Constitutional telomeric associations are very rare events and the mechanism underlying their development is not well understood.

    Authors: Rie Kawamura, Hidehito Inagaki, Midori Yamada, Fumihiko Suzuki, Yuki Naru and Hiroki Kurahashi

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:34

    Content type: Case Report

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  7. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common type of liver cancer that occurs predominantly in patients with previous liver conditions. In the absence of an ideal screening modality, HCC is usually diagno...

    Authors: Arman Shahrisa, Maryam Tahmasebi-Birgani, Hossein Ansari, Zahra Mohammadi, Vinicio Carloni and Javad Mohammadi Asl

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:33

    Content type: Research

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  8. To investigate the clinical value of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to screen for chromosomal abnormalities in twin pregnancies and to provide further data on NIPT manifestations in twin pregnancies.

    Authors: Yuan Cheng, Xinran Lu, Junxiang Tang, Jingran Li, Yuxiu Sun, Chaohong Wang and Jiansheng Zhu

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:32

    Content type: Research

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  9. Fetoplacental discrepancies occur in approximately 1–2% of analyzed prenatal cases. They are typically due to confined placental mosaicism, where an aberration is observed in the placental cells but not found ...

    Authors: Eini Westenius, Maria Pettersson and Erik Björck

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:30

    Content type: Case Report

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  10. Terminal deletion of chromosome 10p is a rare chromosomal abnormality. We report a neonatal case with a large deletion of 10p15.3p13 diagnosed early because of severe clinical manifestations.

    Authors: Qiao-Yan Shao, Pei-Lin Wu, Bi-Yun Lin, Sen-Jing Chen, Jian Liu and Su-Qing Chen

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:29

    Content type: Case Report

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  11. The translocation t(8;21)(q22;q22) is one of the most frequent chromosomal abnormalities associated with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) sub type M2. About 3–5 % of cases with additional chromosomal abnormalities...

    Authors: Shiba Ranjan Mishra, Leena Rawal, Moneeb A. K. Othman, Atul Thatai, Aditi Sarkar, Vandana Lal and Saurabh Kumar Bhattacharya

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:28

    Content type: Case Report

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  12. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is rare in children. Although complex karyotype (CK) defined as ≥ 3 cytogenetic abnormalities is an adverse risk factor in adult AML, its prognostic impact on childhood AML remains...

    Authors: Xi Chen, Xingjuan Wang, Hu Dou, Zhenzhen Yang, Junqin Bi, Yi Huang, Ling Lu, Jie Yu and Liming Bao

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:27

    Content type: Research

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  13. Discordance between traditional cytogenetic and molecular cytogenetic tests is rare but not uncommon. The explanation of discordance between two genetic methods is difficult but especially important for geneti...

    Authors: Shaobin Lin, Shufang Huang, Xueling Ou, Heng Gu, Yonghua Wang, Ping Li and Yi Zhou

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:26

    Content type: Case Report

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  14. Although a few studies have investigated a possible association between maternal age and fetal sex chromosome aneuploidies (SCAs), most of these studies were limited to advanced maternal age (AMA) women and th...

    Authors: Hongge Li, Yuchan Mao and Jinglei Jin

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:25

    Content type: Research

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  15. Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a heterogeneous group of hematopoietic malignancy, has been shown to present different cytogenetic abnormalities, risk factors, and clinico-hematological features in different p...

    Authors: Mostafa Paridar, Kazem Zibara, Seyed Esmaeil Ahmadi, Abbas Khosravi, Maral Soleymani, Ebrahim Azizi and Omid Kiani Ghalesardi

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:24

    Content type: Research

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  16. Infantile hypercalcemia is an autosomal recessive disorder caused either by mutations in the CYP24A1 gene (20q13.2) or in the SLC34A1 gene (5q35.3). This disease is characterized by hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria ...

    Authors: Marguerite Hureaux, Sandra Chantot-Bastaraud, Kévin Cassinari, Edouard Martinez Casado, Ariane Cuny, Thierry Frébourg, Rosa Vargas-Poussou and Anne-Claire Bréhin

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:23

    Content type: Case Report

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  17. Aneuploidy is the most frequent cause of early-embryo abortion. Any defect in chromosome segregation would fail to satisfy the spindle assembly checkpoint (SAC) during mitosis, halting metaphase and causing an...

    Authors: Juan Zhao, Hui Li, Guangxin Chen, Lijun Du, Peiyan Xu, Xiaoli Zhang, Min Xie, Tiansheng Cao and Haibo Li

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:22

    Content type: Research

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  18. The OncoScan microarray assay (OMA) using highly multiplexed molecular inversion probes for single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) loci enabled the detection of cytogenomic abnormalities of chromosomal imbalance...

    Authors: Jiadi Wen, Brittany Grommisch, Autumn DiAdamo, Hongyan Chai, Sok Meng Evelyn Ng, Pei Hui, Allen Bale, Winifred Mak, Guilin Wang and Peining Li

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:21

    Content type: Research

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  19. The Genome Reference Consortium (GRC) has according to its own statement the “mission to improve the human reference genome assembly, correcting errors and adding sequence to ensure it provides the best repres...

    Authors: Thomas Liehr

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:20

    Content type: Commentary

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  20. The phenotypes of uniparental disomy (UPD) are variable, which may either have no clinical impact, lead to clinical signs and symptoms. Molecular analysis is essential for making a correct diagnosis. This stud...

    Authors: Lili Zhou, Zhaoke Zheng, Yunzhi Xu, Xiaoxiao Lv, Chenyang Xu and Xueqin Xu

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:19

    Content type: Research

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  21. Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is a rapidly developing and widely used method in the prenatal screening. Recently, the widespread use of the NIPT caused a neglecting of the limitations of this technology.

    Authors: Justyna Domaradzka, Marta Deperas, Ewa Obersztyn, Anna Kucińska-Chahwan, Nathalie Brison, Kris Van Den Bogaert, Tomasz Roszkowski, Marta Kędzior, Magdalena Bartnik-Głaska, Alicja Łuszczek, Krystyna Jakubów-Durska, Joris Robert Vermeesch and Beata Anna Nowakowska

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:18

    Content type: Case Report

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  22. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Emanuele G. Coci, Udo Koehler, Thomas Liehr, Armin Stelzner, Christian Fink, Hendrik Langen and Joachim Riedel

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:17

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Molecular Cytogenetics 2016 9:10

  23. Although, molecular genetic analyses became more and more important to guide therapy decisions in leukemia, banding cytogenetic analysis has retained its vital role in diagnosis and monitoring of chronic myelo...

    Authors: Ahmed Maseh Haidary, Zeeshan Ansar Ahmed, Jamshid Abdul-Ghafar, Soma Rahmani, Sarah Noor, Farahnaz Erfani, Maryam Ahmad, Naeem Lakanwall, Haider Ali Malakzai, Abdul Sami Ibrahimkhil, Esmatullah Esmat, Mujtaba Haidari, Nimattullah Yousufzai, Samuel Sharif and Abdul Hadi Saqib

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:16

    Content type: Case Report

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  24. Partial amphiploids created by crossing octoploid tritelytrigia(2n = 8× = 56, AABBDDEE) and Thinopyrum intermedium (2n = 6× = 42, StStJJJSJS) are important intermediates in wheat breeding because of their resista...

    Authors: Hui Wang, Shuwei Cheng, Yue Shi, Shuxin Zhang, Wei Yan, Weifu Song, Xuefeng Yang, Qingjie Song, Bo Jang, Xiaoyue Qi, Xinling Li, Bernd Friebe and Yanming Zhang

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:15

    Content type: Research

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  25. Molecular genetic testing for the 11p15-associated imprinting disorder Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is challenging because of the molecular heterogeneity and complexity of the affected imprinted regions. ...

    Authors: Huling Jiang, Zepeng Ping, Jianguo Wang, Xiaodan Liu, Yuxia Jin, Suping Li, Chiyan Zhou, Pinghua Huang, Yi Jin, Ling Ai and Jie Chen

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:14

    Content type: Research

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  26. Small supernumerary marker chromosomes (sSMCs) are additional derivative chromosomes present in an otherwise numerically and structurally normal karyotype. They may derive from each of the 24 human chromosomes...

    Authors: Thomas Liehr, Heather E. Williams, Monika Ziegler, Stefanie Kankel, Niklas Padutsch and Ahmed Al-Rikabi

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:13

    Content type: Research

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  27. Wolf–Hirschhorn (WHS) is a set of congenital physical anomalies and mental retardation associated with a partial deletion of the short arm of chromosome 4. To establish a genotype–phenotype correlation; we car...

    Authors: Khouloud Rjiba, Hédia Ayech, Olfa Kraiem, Wafa Slimani, Afef Jelloul, Imen Ben Hadj Hmida, Nabiha Mahdhaoui, Ali Saad and Soumaya Mougou-Zerelli

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:12

    Content type: Research

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  28. Chinese hamster ovary cell lines, also known as CHO cells, represent a large family of related, yet quite different, cell lines which are metabolic mutants derived from the original cell line, CHO-ori. Dihydro...

    Authors: Victoria I. Turilova, Tatyana S. Goryachaya and Tatiana K. Yakovleva

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:11

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  29. Mixed phenotype acute leukemia (MPAL) is an uncommon type of leukemia. It is one kind of malignant clonal diseases that expresses more than one genealogical specific antigen simultaneously. Most MPAL patients ...

    Authors: Xiaolong Zheng, Huafei Shen, Mingyu Zhu, Yuanfei Shi, Huanping Wang, Zhimei Chen, Xin Huang, Yungui Wang, Jie Jin and Wanzhuo Xie

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:10

    Content type: Case Report

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  30. Turner’s syndrome is associated with either monosomy or a wide spectrum of structural rearrangements of chromosome X. Despite the interest in studying (somatic) chromosomal mosaicism, Turner’s syndrome mosaici...

    Authors: Svetlana G. Vorsanova, Alexey D. Kolotii, Oksana S. Kurinnaia, Victor S. Kravets, Irina A. Demidova, Ilya V. Soloviev, Yuri B. Yurov and Ivan Y. Iourov

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:9

    Content type: Research

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  31. Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is derived from naïve CD5+ B-cells with the cytogenetic hallmark translocation 11;14. The presence of additional abnormalities is associated with blastoid variants in MCL (BMCL) and ...

    Authors: Veronica Ortega, Christina Mendiola, Juana Rodriguez, William Ehman Jr., You-Wen Qian and Gopalrao Velagaleti

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:8

    Content type: Case Report

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  32. Breast cancer (BC), one of the most frequent human tumors, is genetically and histologically heterogeneous. Treatment options can be adapted according to BC subtype. Still, research is necessary to characteriz...

    Authors: Shaymaa Azawi, Martina Rincic and Thomas Liehr

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:7

    Content type: Research

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  33. Small supernumerary marker chromosomes (sSMC) are a heterogeneous group of structurally abnormal chromosomes, with an incidence of 0,044% in newborns that increases up to almost 7 times in developmentally reta...

    Authors: Eleonora Marchina, Michela Forti, Mariella Tonelli, Stefania Maccarini, Francesca Malvestiti, Chiara Piantoni, Elena Filippini, Elisa Fazzi and Giuseppe Borsani

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:6

    Content type: Case Report

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  34. Trisomy 19q is a recognizable syndrome and associated with a wide spectrum of clinical phenotypes in clinic. The purpose of this study was to explore the prenatal phenotypes of 19q13.42 duplication, which was ...

    Authors: Xinyue Zhang, Fagui Yue, Qingyang Shi, Yuting Jiang, Jing He, Leilei Li and Ruizhi Liu

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:5

    Content type: Case Report

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  35. Many major structural fetal anomalies can be diagnosed by first trimester fetal anomaly scan. NIPT can accurately detect aneuploidies and large chromosomal aberrations in cfDNA in maternal blood plasma. This s...

    Authors: Malgorzata Ilona Srebniak, Maarten F. C. M. Knapen, Marieke Joosten, Karin E. M. Diderich, Sander Galjaard and Diane Van Opstal

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:4

    Content type: Hypothesis

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  36. Deletion of 13q14 [del(13q)] is the most common cytogenetic change (50%) in chronic lymphoblastic leukemia (CLL), and it is a good prognostic factor if it is detected as a sole aberration by FISH. However, it ...

    Authors: Beyhan Durak Aras, Sevgi Isik, Hava Uskudar Teke, Abdulvahap Aslan, Filiz Yavasoglu, Zafer Gulbas, Fatih Demirkan, Hulya Ozen, Oguz Cilingir, Nur Sena Inci, Gulcin Gunden, Tuba Bulduk, Ebru Erzurumluoglu Gokalp, Sinem Kocagil, Sevilhan Artan and Olga Meltem Akay

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:2

    Content type: Research

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  37. To assess the positive predictive value (PPV) of noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) as a screening test for sex chromosome aneuploidy (SCA) with different maternal characteristics and prenatal decisions in po...

    Authors: Xinran Lu, Chaohong Wang, Yuxiu Sun, Junxiang Tang, Keting Tong and Jiansheng Zhu

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2021 14:1

    Content type: Research

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  38. Small copy number variations confined to the placenta are extremely rare findings in chorionic villus sampling, nonetheless of great clinical importance. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reporte...

    Authors: Max Winerdal, Eini Westenius, Michaela Granfors, Maria Pettersson and Erik Iwarsson

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:51

    Content type: Case Report

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  39. The U937 cell line is widely employed as a research tool. It has a complex karyotype. A PICALM-MLLT10 fusion gene formed by the recurrent t(10;11) translocation is present, and the myeloid common deleted region a...

    Authors: Ruth N. MacKinnon, Joanne Peverall, Lynda J. Campbell and Meaghan Wall

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:50

    Content type: Research

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  40. Chromosome 1p36 deletion syndrome is a contiguous genetic disorder with multiple congenital anomalies and mental retardation. It has been emerging as one of the most common terminal deletion syndromes in human...

    Authors: Li Gao, Junyu Zhang, Xu Han, Wenjing Hu, Jinling Sun, Yuru Tan, Xinrong Zhao, Renyi Hua, Shan Wang, Yan Zhang, Yanlin Wang and Yi Wu

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:48

    Content type: Case Report

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  41. Poa L. is a large genus of grass in Gramineae, among which P. pratensis is widely cultivated as turf and forage. Satellite DNA is the main components of the plant genome. Information of satellites will helpful fo...

    Authors: Linna Wei, Bo Liu, Chunping Zhang, Yang Yu, Xiaoxia Yang, Quanwen Dou and Quanmin Dong

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:47

    Content type: Research

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  42. Turner syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects women. It is caused by an absent or incomplete X chromosome, which can be presented in mosaicism or not. There are 12 cases of Turner syndrome patients who pr...

    Authors: Paola E. Leone, Verónica Yumiceba, Ariana Jijón-Vergara, Andy Pérez-Villa, Isaac Armendáriz-Castillo, Jennyfer M. García-Cárdenas, Santiago Guerrero, Patricia Guevara-Ramírez, Andrés López-Cortés, Ana K. Zambrano, Jesús M. Hernández-Rivas, Juan Luis García and César Paz-y-Miño

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:46

    Content type: Case Report

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  43. Full or partial monosomy of chromosome (chr) 21 is a very rare abnormal cytogenetic finding. It is characterized by variable sizes and deletion breakpoints on the long arm (q) of chr 21 that lead to a broad sp...

    Authors: Abul Kalam Azad, Lindsay Yanakakis, Samantha Issleb, Jessica Turina, Kelli Drabik, Christina Bonner, Eve Simi, Andrew Wagner, Morry Fiddler and Rizwan Naeem

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:45

    Content type: Case Report

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  44. B cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) is the most common malignancy of childhood, with, after corresponding treatment, an overall complete remission rate of 90%. Approximately 75% of B-ALL case...

    Authors: Abdulsamad Wafa, Rami A. Jarjour, Doaa Alolabi, Thomas Liehr, Othman Hamdan, Joana B. Melo, Isabel M. Carreira, Moneeb A. K. Othman and Walid Al-Achkar

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:44

    Content type: Case Report

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  45. Monosomy of 1p36 is considered the most common terminal microdeletion syndrome. It is characterized by intellectual disability, growth retardation, seizures, congenital anomalies, and distinctive facial featur...

    Authors: Emiy Yokoyama, Camilo E. Villarroel, Sinhué Diaz, Victoria Del Castillo, Patricia Pérez-Vera, Consuelo Salas, Samuel Gómez, Reneé Barreda, Bertha Molina and Sara Frias

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:42

    Content type: Case Report

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  46. Acute leukemias represent the main malignancies occurring among children under the age of 15 years. Around 17% corresponds to acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The cytogenetic analysis of bone marrow complements t...

    Authors: Sinhue Alejandro Brukman-Jimenez, Lucina Bobadilla-Morales, Jorge Román Corona-Rivera, Pablo Alejandro Chávez-Panduro, Citlalli Ortega-de-la-Torre, Uriel Francisco Santana-Bejarano, Elizabeth Torres-Anguiano, Lucero Mendoza-Maldonado, Fernando Antonio Sánchez-Zubieta and Alfredo Corona-Rivera

    Citation: Molecular Cytogenetics 2020 13:41

    Content type: Case Report

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