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Uniparental disomy analysis


  • UPD testing


Testing used to identify whether specific chromosomes are maternally or paternally derived; can aid in confirming the clinical diagnosis of certain disorders for which UPD is a possible underlying etiology

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: October 12, 2015