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Chromosomes: simple

  1. Nov 2, 2007 #1
    what is the morphology of the chromosome as seen with a light microscope? Is it called karyotype?
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  3. Nov 2, 2007 #2

    jim mcnamara

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    A karyotype:
    A picture of all the chromosomes in a cell that is used to check for chromosomal abnormalities. A karyotype is created by staining the chromosomes with dye using mitotic cells.

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