comparative genomic hybridization

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comparative genomic hybridization

[kəm¦par·əd·iv jə‚nō·mik ‚hī·brəd·ə′zā·shen]
(genetics)
A method that uses fluorescence in situ hybridization and comparison of the strength of hybridization signal to determine any differences in copy number of deoxyribonucleic acid sequences anywhere in the nuclear genome.
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SurePrint miRNA Microarrays are part of the SurePrint product family, including gene expression and comparative genomic hybridisation (CGH) microarrays.
Clinical utility of array comparative genomic hybridisation for prenatal diagnosis: a cohort study of 3171 pregnancies.
Integration of conventional cytogenetics, comparative genomic hybridisation and interphase fluorescence in situ hybridisation for the detection of genomic rearrangements in acute leukaemia.
Array comparative genomic hybridisation (CGH) enables scientists to analyse chromosomes and transfer only the healthiest embryos, increasing the chance of a successful pregnancy.
Andrew and Louise Riley, from Lancashire, welcomed baby Elliott into the world just after Christmas after opting for a relatively new technique, array comparative genomic hybridisation (CGH).
Andrew and Louise Riley, from Lancashire, welcomed baby Elliott into the world just after Christmas after opting for the relatively new array comparative genomic hybridisation (CGH) technique, which saw embryos produced by the couple during fertility treatment checked for chromosomal abnormalities.
The babies, twin girls born in Germany in June and a singleton boy born in Italy in September, are the first deliveries in a pilot study of comparative genomic hybridisation (CGH) by microarray.
Called comparative genomic hybridisation, it counts all 23 pairs of chromosomes in fiveday-old embryos.
The screening technique, called comparative genomic hybridisation (CGH), enables doctors to remove cells from an embryo when it is a few days old.
Microarray based comparative genomic hybridisation (array-CGH) detects submicroscopic chromosomal deletions and duplications in patients with learning disability/mental retardation and dysmorphic features.
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