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Clinical Molecular Cytogenetics

  1. Serge P Romana,
  2. Michel Vekemans

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005573



How to Cite

Romana, S. P. and Vekemans, M. 2006. Clinical Molecular Cytogenetics. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006


Molecular cytogenetics is an important tool for the diagnosis and characterization of chromosome aberrations in clinical and cancer cytogenetics.


  • fluorescence in situ hybridization;
  • comparative genomic hybridization;
  • spectral karyotype;
  • multiplex FISH;
  • spectral karyotyping