Reagents, Cytology/Histology, Chromosome Culture Media, Fragile X Chromosome
Definition : Reagents used in cytologic diagnostic procedures as a specific medium capable of supporting the culture of peripheral blood, amniotic fluid, and/or chorionic villi cells for fragile X chromosome evaluation. Disorders in the long arms of this chromosome cause fragile X syndrome, a disease characterized by mental retardation, enlarged testes, high forehead, long ears, big jaw in males, and mild mental retardation in females
Entry Terms : "Fragile X Chromosome Culture Media"
UMDC code : 19631