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Chromosomal translocation

A chromosome abnormality caused when a part of one chromosome swaps place with, or becomes attached to, another chromosome. Translocations can be balanced (there is no loss or gain of genes) or unbalanced (there is loss or gain of genes).



Articles using this Glossary Item

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HFEA releases 2014 incidents report 21 September 2015 News
Gene mutation may be behind autism subtype 21 July 2014 News
Older mothers live longer, says study 30 June 2014 News
Parents sue hospital for failing to spot son's fatal chromosomal abnormality 12 November 2012 News
Correction: Sperm screening needs to be overhauled 30 November 2009 News
Sperm donor screening needs to be overhauled 16 November 2009 Comment
The case for comprehensive medical testing of gamete donors 26 May 2009 Comment
Another gene clue to mental illness 18 November 2005 News
Licensing PGD: a step in the right direction 24 January 2005 Comment

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...