PR. PHILIPPE VAGO, ISM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PR. PHILIPPE VAGO, ISM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Light micrograph of the chromosomes (karyotype) of a patient with Monosomy 10p. Here sub-telomeric marking shows that one pair of chromosome 10 is missing the end part of the short arm (green). In this rare chromosomal disorder, patients affected may have severe mental retardation, growth delays after birth, skull malformation and defects of the heart.
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