isochromosome

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isochromosome

(ˌaɪsəʊˈkrəʊməˌsəʊm; ˌaɪsəʊˈkrəʊməˌzəʊm)
n
(Biology) cytology an abnormal chromosome in which the two arms share identical genetic information
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It is likely that a complete genomic characterization of CLL requires a combination of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) array profiling for comprehensive genome-wide analysis of acquired genomic copy number aberrations (aCNAs) and loss-of-heterozygosity (LOH) in dominant clones, and karyotyping for detection of balanced translocations, isochromosomes, and marker chromosomes.
Stahlschmidt and colleagues reported several numerical and structural chromosome changes, including isochromosomes for 1q, 8q and 17q, translocation between chromosomes 10 and 16, and between chromosomes 9 and 22, and rearrangement of the chromosomes 22 at q11.