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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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 comparative genomic hybridisation technique identifies eggs with the best chance of being successfully implanted in the womb.
Microarray based comparative genomic hybridisation (array-CGH) detects submicroscopic chromosomal deletions and duplications in patients with learning disability/mental retardation and dysmorphic features.
The first commercially available kits from Kreatech are optimized for labeling of amplified RNA for gene-expression analysis and for labeling of genomic DNA for microarray based comparative genomic hybridisation (arrayCGH).
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