aneuploidy

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aneuploidy

[′a·nyü‚plȯid·ē]
(genetics)
Deviation from a normal haploid, diploid, or polyploid chromosome complement by the presence in excess of, or in defect of, one or more individual chromosomes.
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Hansemann's "unknown agency" is the progressive unbalancing of the genome every time that aneuploid cells divide--scrambling chromosomes, much like shuffling a deck of cards.
These particulate chromate-induced aneuploid cells were able to survive and form colonies (47,48).
In short, this ability to detect such small populations of aneuploid cells is a big step forward in managing breast cancer.