Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Banding (pattern)

Staining of chromosomes to make characteristic cross bands visible, thus facilitating identification of chromosome pairs, allocation of phenotypic features to the specific chromosome segment, and classification of clinical syndromes.

See chromosome banding technique, chromosome banding designation, G-banding, Q-banding, and R-banding.

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