Paris Conference

Paris Conference (1971, 1975) Giemsa banding pattern

    Giemsa staining of chromosomes in the Human karyotype reveals characteristic banding patterns that can be used to identify individual chromosomes. Cross-hatched areas on Chromosomes 1, 9, 16, and Y are heterochromatic regions that are genetically inactive. Most chromosomes also show centromeric heterochromatin.

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