Karyotyping Activity

Patient Histories

Patient A
Patient A is the nearly-full-term fetus of a forty year old female. Chromosomes were obtained from fetal epithelial cells acquired through amniocentesis. Complete Patient A's Karyotype.
Patient B
Patient B is a 28 year old male who is trying to identify a cause for his infertility. Chromosomes were obtained from nucleated cells in the patient's blood. Complete Patient B's Karyotype.
Patient C
Patient C died shortly after birth, with a multitude of anomalies, including polydactyly and a cleft lip. Chromosomes were obtained from a tissue sample. Complete Patient C's Karyotype.

NOTE: The first page for each patient will take a few minutes to load. Be patient. The remainder of the pages will load quickly.

The Biology Project
University of Arizona
Saturday, August 17, 1996

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