Human karyotype

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The human karyotype contains 22 pairs of autosomal chromosomes and a pair of sex chromosomes. The normal karyotype for a female contains a pair of [[X_chromosome|X chromosomes]], whereas the normal karyotype for a male contains an X and a [[Y Chromosome|Y chromosome]] <ref>Hartl,D.Jones,W. (2008)Genetics: Analysis Of Genes And Genomes, 7th edition,Jones &amp; Bartlett Publishers.</ref>. Variations in the human karyotype can lead to genetic disorders such as [[Down's_syndrome|Down's Syndrome]] or [[Klinefelter_syndrome|Klinefelter's Syndrome.]]
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The human karyotype contains 22 pairs of autosomal chromosomes and a pair of sex chromosomes. The normal karyotype for a female contains a pair of [[X chromosome|X chromosomes]], whereas the normal karyotype for a male contains an X and a [[Y Chromosome|Y chromosome]] <ref>Hartl,D.Jones,W. (2008)Genetics: Analysis Of Genes And Genomes, 7th edition,Jones &amp;amp; Bartlett Publishers.</ref>. Variations in the human karyotype can lead to genetic disorders such as [[Down's syndrome|Down's Syndrome]] or [[Klinefelter syndrome|Klinefelter's Syndrome.]]  
  
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Revision as of 21:08, 25 November 2011

The human karyotype contains 22 pairs of autosomal chromosomes and a pair of sex chromosomes. The normal karyotype for a female contains a pair of X chromosomes, whereas the normal karyotype for a male contains an X and a Y chromosome [1]. Variations in the human karyotype can lead to genetic disorders such as Down's Syndrome or Klinefelter's Syndrome.

References
  1. Hartl,D.Jones,W. (2008)Genetics: Analysis Of Genes And Genomes, 7th edition,Jones &amp; Bartlett Publishers.

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