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The human Y chromosome: its routine identification and variability.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  142267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Different criteria for identifying the human Y chromosome using only conventional staining techniques were evaluated and a procedure based on three of them was developed. It leads to correct identification in 93% of cells even without resorting to differences in size between the Y and the other G chromosomes. The variability in size of the human Y chromosome was assessed in a random group of White men. It was found to be significantly greater than that of all other chromosomes in the karyotype when the comparisons were made in such a way as to avoid the size-dependent component of variation.
C L Borovik; N S Loghin-Grosso; O Frota-Pessoa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista brasileira de pesquisas médicas e biológicas     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0034-7310     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Bras Pesqui Med Biol     Publication Date:  1977 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-09-22     Completed Date:  1977-09-22     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0140423     Medline TA:  Rev Bras Pesqui Med Biol     Country:  BRAZIL    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Analysis of Variance
Chromosomes, Human, 1-3 / analysis
Down Syndrome / genetics
Leukocytes / analysis
Sex Chromosomes* / analysis

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