3. Cytogenetic Nomenclature

  1. Sverre Heim1 and
  2. Felix Mitelman2
  1. Sverre Heim and
  2. Felix Mitelman

Published Online: 4 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781118010136.ch3

Cancer Cytogenetics, THIRD EDITION

Cancer Cytogenetics, THIRD EDITION

How to Cite

Heim, S. and Mitelman, F. (2010) Cytogenetic Nomenclature, in Cancer Cytogenetics, THIRD EDITION (eds S. Heim and F. Mitelman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118010136.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medical Genetics Oslo University Hospital, Norway

  2. 2

    Department of Clinical Genetics Lund University Hospital, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470181799

Online ISBN: 9781118010136



  • human chromosome nomenclature;
  • karyotypic nomenclature;
  • tumor cell populations;
  • clone;
  • marker chromosomes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Designation of Regions and Bands

  • Karyotypic Nomenclature

  • Nomenclature of Tumor Cell Populations

  • In Situ Hybridization Nomenclature