Monosomy

Monosomy is a form of aneuploidy with the presence of only one chromosome (instead of the typical two in humans) from a pair. Partial monosomy occurs when only a portion of the chromosome has one copy, while the rest has two copies.

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Human Monosomy
... Human conditions due to monosomy Turner syndrome - Women with Turner syndrome typically have one X chromosome instead of the usual two sex chromosomes ... Turner syndrome is the only full monosomy that is seen in humans—all other cases of full monosomy are lethal and the individual will not survive development ... noise by affected persons' malformed larynx) a partial monosomy caused by a deletion of the end of the short p (from the word petit, French for small) arm of chromosome 5 ...
Aneuploidy - Terminology
... Number of chromosomes Name Description 1 Monosomy Monosomy refers to lack of one chromosome of the normal complement ... Partial monosomy can occur in unbalanced translocations or deletions, in which only a portion of the chromosome is present in a single copy (see deletion (genetics)) ... Monosomy of the sex chromosomes (45,X) causes Turner syndrome ...
Virtual Karyotype - Examples of Clinical Cancer Applications - Uveal Melanoma
... in uveal melanoma is loss of an entire copy of Chromosome 3 (Monosomy 3), which is strongly correlated with metastatic spread ... Gains on chromosomes 6 and 8 are often used to refine the predictive value of the Monosomy 3 screen, with gain of 6p indicating a better prognosis and gain of 8q ... In rare instances, monosomy 3 tumors may duplicate the remaining copy of the chromosome to return to a disomic state referred to as isodisomy ...
Partial Monosomy 13q
... Partial monosomy of chromosome 13q is a monosomy that results from the loss of all or part of the long arm of chromosome 13 in human beings ...
List Of Diseases (M) - Mo - Mon–Moo
... significance Monodactyly tetramelic Mononen–Karnes–Senac syndrome Mononeuritis multiplex Monosomy 8q12 21 Monosomy 8q21 q22 Monosomy X Montefiore syndrome Moore–Federman ...