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1. The characterization of the chromosomal complement of an individual or a species, including number, form, and size of the chromosomes.
2. A photomicrograph of chromosomes arranged according to a standard classification.
tr.v. kar·y·o·typed, kar·y·o·typ·ing, kar·y·o·types
To classify and array (the chromosome complement of an organism or a species) according to the arrangement, number, size, shape, or other characteristics of the chromosomes.

kar′y·o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk), kar′y·o·typ′i·cal adj.


(ˈkær i əˌtaɪ pɪŋ)

the analysis of chromosomes.
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3,4] Conventional karyotyping has been the gold standard for the cytogenetic analysis of products of SM.
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Fetal karyotyping had been performed in seven of these cases and showed euploid results.
The growing number of genetic tests has been made possible by advances in technology, including advances in chromosomal analysis - from traditional karyotyping to fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and then to chromosomal microarrays and next generation sequencing.
Screening for genetic abnormalities in a prenatal context predominantly makes use of G-banded karyotyping or fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) analysis.
Karyotyping was performed as a part of workup for disorder of sexual differentiations in all reported cases.
Prenatal diagnosis of the common trisomies 21, 18, and 13 has proved highly accurate, thanks to maternal-serum screening, ultrasound, and follow-up chorionic villus sampling or amniocentesis, in combination with fetal karyotyping (6,9).
The topics include physical and comparative maps, unexpected structural features of the equine major histocompatibility complex, coat color genomics, genomics of skeletal disorders, molecular genetic testing and karyotyping in the horse, genomics of the circadian clock, and clues in the mitochondrial genome about the evolution of extant equids and the genomic diversity of horse breeds.
have entered into an agreement in which both companies will engage in combined sales and marketing of an integration product that will directly link the GenASIs imaging and analysis instrument by ASI and the CellWriter[TM] automated dispensing system for FISH and Karyotyping by BioDot.
We confirmed pluripotency of ciPSCs using the following techniques: (i) immunostaining and quantitative PCR for the presence of pluripotent and germ layer-specific markers in differentiated ciPSCs; (ii) microarray analysis that demonstrates similar gene expression profiles between ciPSCs and canine embryonic stem cells; (iii) teratoma formation assays; and (iv) karyotyping for genomic stability.
The expert said that the medical panel had conducted various tests such as collecting blood samples, other clinical tests, MRI, ultrasonography, hormonal study, and chromosomal test or Karyotyping.
These results suggest that CMA may soon replace karyotyping for prenatal testing, says Dr Ronald Wapner, director of Reproductive Genetics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and vice chairman for research and professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.