reciprocal translocation


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Related to reciprocal translocation: acrocentric chromosome, Paracentric inversion, nonhomologous chromosomes, robertsonian translocation

reciprocal translocation

[ri′sip·rə·kəl ‚tranz·lō′kā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
The special case of translocation in which two segments exchange positions.
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Chromosome analysis by spectral karyotyping of spermatozoa from an oligoasthenozoospermic carrier of a 10; 21 reciprocal translocation.
Also, in the present study, it was probable that the proper alignment of the homologous chromosomes was not possible due to the reciprocal translocation, thereby resulting in unbalanced gametes.
Of the 9207 infertile males reviewed (8) 6 per cent were carriers of a reciprocal translocation and 0.
As a result of reciprocal translocation, a new and abnormal protein, Bcr-Abl, causes the uncontrolled proliferation of white blood cells.
Reciprocal translocation t(12; 22)(q13;q13) in clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses.
Her husband had a balanced reciprocal translocation between the long arm of chromosome 10 and the short arm of chromosome 22, 46,XY,t(10; 22)(g24.