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September 9, 2016

Demystifying Miscarriages

Demystifying Miscarriages The recent news and the public post by Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of facebook, about his wife having miscarriage has suddenly led to a […]
September 9, 2016

Chromosomal abnormalities arising due to meiotic errors in RPL

Chromosomal abnormalities Anushka Shrivastava, Brijesh Kumar, Tara Nath, Sonal R. Bakshi and Vaidehi Jobanputra Institute of Science, NIRMA University, Ahmedabad. Background: A miscarriage or spontaneous abortion is the […]
September 9, 2016

How risky are invasive procedures?

How risky are invasive procedures? In pregnancies with a higher risk for genetic disorders (assessed based on multiple factors such as advanced maternal age, ultrasound scan, […]
September 9, 2016

ACOG and SMFM endorse Chromosomal Microarray Analysis

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) have recommended Chromosomal Microarray Analysis (CMA) as the first-line genetic […]
September 9, 2016

Some Facts About Downs Syndrome

Some Important facts about downs syndrome Presence of a full or partial extra chromosome number 21 Incidence =          1 in 800 live births 60% spontaneously abort […]
September 9, 2016

Application of Microarrays in patients with cytogenetic rearrangements

Microarray provides extraordinary accuracy and precision for defining chromosomal imbalances)Study published in Nature – Genetics:Application of ROMA (representational oligonucleotide microarray analysis) to patients with cytogenetic rearrangements. […]
September 9, 2016

COMPARISON-OF-MICROARRAYS

 COMPARISON OF HIGH VS LOW RESOLUTION MICROARRAYS Microarray is a DNA based technology for scanning of the entire genome using specially designed chips. These microarray chips […]
September 9, 2016

AGILE supports Rare Disease Days by helping build awareness about rare diseases

AGILE supports Rare Disease Days by helping build awareness about rare diseases