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Replication analysis


  • replication banding


A cytogenetic technique that uses specialized banding procedures (replication banding) to identify the late-replicating (inactive) X chromosome in cells. Because it is less complicated, less expensive, and less subjective, molecular testing is now used more commonly than replication analysis for X-chromosome inactivation studies.

Definition from: GeneReviewsThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

Published: February 8, 2016