Chromosome diagnosis notation

  1. 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.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. bobze

    bobze 650
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    The 16 and 15 bands on the respective p arm.
     
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