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Chromosome Paints

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Human chromosomes "painted" by flourescent dyes to detect abnormal exchange of genetic material frequently present in cancer. Chromosome paints also serve as valuable resources for other clinical and research applications.

Credit or Source: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome Program Report, 1997. (website)

Prepared by the Biological and Environmental Research Information System, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, genomicscience.energy.gov/.