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Aneuploidy

An abnormal number of chromosomes, either too few or too many. Nearly all human body cells usually have a set of 46 chromosomes, while egg and sperm cells have 23.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Prenatal tests provide largest genetic study of Chinese people 8 October 2018 News
Genetic screening of embryos makes no difference to births 13 August 2018 News
DNA shed by embryos could offer non-invasive testing 5 July 2018 News
Model predicts chance of having normal embryo as women age 2 July 2018 News
Back to basics: Improve access to fertility care by subtracting the 'add-ons' 19 March 2018 Comment
ESHRE 2018: Past, present and future 8 January 2018 Comment
Preimplantation genetic screening: unvalidated methods discard healthy embryos 11 December 2017 Comment
Older eggs less fertile due to poor cell division 10 April 2017 News
Mitochondrial replacement therapy and the welfare of the child 17 October 2016 Comment
Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: PGS and PGD 26 September 2016 Comment
Gene involved in egg and sperm production linked to Down's syndrome 15 August 2016 News
Event Review: Genetic Screening and Respect for Persons 18 July 2016 Review
ESHRE 2016: Research highlights 11 July 2016 News
IVF: the next generation – first UK baby born after DNA screening technique 9 May 2016 News
Reassurance for mothers over mosaic aneuploidy in CVS 3 May 2016 Comment
Abnormal fetuses are highly unlikely to heal themselves 18 April 2016 Comment
Mouse study raises debate over embryo viability testing 4 April 2016 News
Reply to the signatories of the COGEN Consensus Statement 21 March 2016 Comment
Reply to Mertes, Repping and de Wert 'Stating the obvious: discarding embryos does not increase your chance of having a baby' 22 February 2016 Comment
Stating the obvious: discarding embryos does not increase your chance of having a baby 18 January 2016 Comment
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: PGS and PGD
13 September 2016 6pm (registration), 6.30pm-8.30pm (discussion) Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
The Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event about testing and screening human embryos is taking place TOMORROW EVENING - book NOW. The event will be chaired by Dr Sue Avery, with speakers including Dr Tony Gordon, Dr Christine Patch, James Lawford Davies and Professor Michael Parker...