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Related to chromosome banding: G banding
chromosome banding[′krō·mə‚sōm ‚ban·diŋ]
Unique patterns of cross striations seen on polytene chromosomes, as in Drosophila.
Unique pattern of stain intensities along each chromosome in mammals and some other species, using any one of various staining procedures; examples are C-, Q-, R-, and G-banding.
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