Why is karyotyping performed?

Answer Karyotyping is performed to review the genetic sequencing of a person to make sure that the person does not have defective genetic material, which could lead to serious deformities or mutations tha... Read More »

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The History of Karyotyping?

The study of DNA and its components only began in the 1800s, and it was not until the 20th century that science began developing the necessary devices to explore DNA, chromosomes and differences be... Read More »

Why Is Karyotyping a Major Activity in Medical Genetics?

Karyotyping is a major activity in medical genetics because it allows a quick view of common chromosomal abnormalities. While many genetic disorders require extensive testing to verify the presence... Read More »

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Who performed the first Pap smear?

While working as a researcher at the Department of Anatomy at Cornell Medical School in New York, Dr. George Papanicolaou performed the first Pap smears on guinea pigs with a small ear speculum. I... Read More »