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cy·to·ge·net·ics

 (sī′tō-jə-nĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of genetics that deals with the cellular components, particularly chromosomes, that are associated with heredity.

cy′to·ge·net′ic, cy′to·ge·net′i·cal adj.
cy′to·ge·net′i·cal·ly adv.
cy′to·ge·net′i·cist (-sĭst) n.
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Adj.1.cytogenetic - of or relating to cytogenetics
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Cytogenetic studies have a major role in establishing diagnosis and determining the optimal therapy2.
Cytogenetic analysis of bone marrow cells reveals non-random chromosomal aberrations associated with distinct subsets of hematological malignancies.
Cytogenetic analysis of cell deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) for detection of damage at chromosome level including sister chromatid exchange (SCE), chromosome abnormality and chromosome breakage analysis are considered as in vitro indicators of chromosome instability (10).
Accelerated phase is more advanced disease defined by WHO as increasing splenomegaly, increasing counts or blasts 5-19% or presence of additional cytogenetic abnormalities.
Maxim analyst Jason McCarthy initiated Bionano Genomics (BNGO) with a Buy rating and a price target $11, saying the company's Saphyr may be the "bridge between next-gen sequencing and cytogenetics, identifying whole genome structural variations to build a more detailed picture of the genome for multiple applications." The analyst further states that 6K NGS sequencers for about 2K customers may benefit from adding Saphyr, while on the cytogenetic side, there are "over 2K labs which could benefit from a Saphyr to offer more commercial tests".
In the trial, patients with CP-CML resistant to or intolerant of imatinib who received Sprycel demonstrated a cumulative major cytogenetic response rate of 55.2% three months into treatment, exceeding the defined threshold of clinical interest for the primary endpoint of the cohort and increasing over time to greater than 90% at 24 months.
Reports on trisomy 21 combined with Turner syndrome have demonstrated different cytogenetic variants, the most frequent of which is the mosaicism of 2 clonal lines: 1 clone with trisomy 21 and 1 with monosomy X, with an incidence of 1 in 2,000,000 births.
The floral buds were collected before sunrise, fixed in acetic acid ethanol for 24 hrs and preserved as a stock for cytogenetic and pollen fertility analyses.
Cytogenetic analysis of hematological disease is an important methodology used by clinicians and researchers.
In majority of cases of B-cell ALL there is an abnormal karyotype which is seen in the form of nonrandom numerical or structural changes that can be detected by cytogenetic analyses.5 Cytogenetic study is now routinely done in acute leukaemia to not only help in diagnosis but it also plays a role in patient management and prognosis.
By means of cytogenetic characterization of the spermatocytes (prophase I), Santos et al.