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What is aneuploidy?

January 24, 2011Carole 1 Comment »

The term aneuploidy gets thrown around a lot to explain infertility, particularly infertility associated with advanced maternal age. Wikipedia does a pretty good job of defining aneuploidy. Aneuploidy is an abnormal number of chromosomes in a cell. This begs the question,  “What is the normal number of chromosomes in a cell?” In humans, twenty three […]

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