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Chromosome diagnosis notation

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Bio-student
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Apr17-11, 01:43 PM
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t(4;11)(p16;p15)

Hi, what would the above mean in terms of chromosome diagnosis? I understand a translocation has occurred between chromosomes 4 and 11, but not what (p16;p15) means.

Thanks.
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Apr17-11, 08:07 PM
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The 16 and 15 bands on the respective p arm.
mishrashubham
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Apr18-11, 06:14 AM
P: 605
Take a look at this.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Locus_(...)#Nomenclature


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